2004-05: Had Aggie men's top finishes at Big West Conference Championship, finishing 2nd on both boards... Scored 499.94 on 3-meter, 528.10 on 1-meter to amass 34.0 team points... Was a double-event winner in four duals, although his highest dual scores (260.24 on low, 258.33 on high) came in 2nd during home finale vs. UC Irvine, which fielded eventual conference champ Anton Slobounov.
2003-04: PCSC CHAMPION on 1-meter board (388.89)... Added runner-up finish on 3-meters at conference, scoring 381.80... Best dual scores were 249.45's on both boards, set against Cal St. Bakersfield.
LAGUNA HILLS HS '03: Four-time NISCA Public High School All-American... Competed in club diving for Mission Viejo Nadadores... Placed 2nd at Jr. Nationals, 5th at All-World Jr. Invitational and 8th at Jr. World Championships.
PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Full name is Reynold Bradford Kern II... Psychology major... Non-sports hero is his father, Reynold, Sr.... Claims an odd superstition: keeps a rubber chicken in his bag during meets.