The Waves ranked No. 5 in the AVCA and MPSF preseason polls earlier this month.
PEPPERDINE CAREER: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete in 2017 … Played in three sets and three matches in two years with the Waves … Posted his first block assist at USC (2/18/17).
PEPPERDINE 2017: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … Played in two sets and two matches as a sophomore … Totaled one block assist at USC (2/18).
PEPPERDINE 2016: Played in one set of one match as a freshman.
CLUB/USA VOLLEYBALL: Played for the U.S. Junior National Beach Team at both U19 and U21 levels … Played for Balboa Bay and Redlands Tiger Volleyball Clubs … Placed 3rd at the junior opens 18’s in 2015 …
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, Calif. in 2015 … Lettered four years at the middle blocker, opposite and outside hitter roles … Named Ambassador League MVP and Player of the Year while earning a spot on the All-Ambassador League First Team … Also garnered CIF Division 5 Player of the Year, Inland Valley Player of the Year and Daily Facts Boys Volleyball Player of the Year honors … Led his team to Ambassador League Championship title matches in his sophomore through senior campaigns, taking home the title in all but his senior season … Helped the Eagles to a 25-3 record in 2015, while registering 178 kills on 205 attempts for a .790 hitting percentage throughout the 38 sets that the school kept statistics … Also tabbed 26 aces and 95 digs in his senior year … Also played basketball at ACA and was an Academic Honor Roll honoree.
PERSONAL: Majoring in Psychology at Pepperdine … Son of Kent and Laura Denmark … Has three siblings: Jordan, Kyra and Lexi … Chose Pepperdine because “the coaching staff and the team are at an incredible level; and their focus is to give 100 percent in all aspects of life.”
FAVORITES: Favorite professional team is the Lakers … Favorite book is The Power of One … Favorite movie is Troy … Favorite TV show is Vikings … Favorite food is Mexican … Favorite sport besides volleyball is basketball.