|Hometown:||Baton Rouge, La.|
|High School:||Episcopal HS|
Pre BSC: Lettered three years for Coach Claney Duplechin at Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge, La. ... ran two years in the state meet to help his team in winning their 11th and 12th consecutive state championships ... finished 11th as a junior and 16th as a senior in the state meet ... served as captain of both the cross country and track teams, and was the recipient of the Coaches’ Award as a junior ... ran a career-best 17:13 (5k) and 2:04 (800m) ... was a four-time letterman and captain of the swim team and was on two state championship relays.
Personal: Son of Allen and Maria Darden ... born July 23, 1990 ... has two younger brothers, Julian and Mookie, who both run cross country ... intends to major in biology.