From an early age, Ayden Hector WSU showcased his academic prowess. His educational journey began at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish, WA, where he consistently earned a place on the honor roll throughout his four-year tenure. His commitment to learning culminated in graduating from a distinguished local high school in 2020. During these formative years, he immersed himself in comprehensive education, participated enthusiastically in sports and extracurricular activities, and even cultivated proficiency in various Microsoft programs - skills that continue to benefit him in his college journey. His athletic talents were evident throughout high school, earning him recognition as an all-state player for multiple years. Following his high school achievements, he embarked on his higher education journey. Presently enrolled at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, his choice was naturally driven by his affinity for the outdoors and his passion for the mountains. While he cherishes his local community and natural beauty, his dedication to academic pursuits remains unwavering.

Ayden's excellence extends beyond academia, prominently displayed on the football field as a valued Colorado State Rams football team member. With a hunger kindled since his youth, his dedication to the sport has been instrumental in his accomplishments. As a defensive back for the Rams, he achieved all-conference honors, an exceptional feat considering his participation in just seven games. In the 2022 season, he spotlighted his leadership prowess and stellar contributions to the team's defense. His performance encompassed 24 tackles and three interceptions, with a standout game on October 7, 2022, where he recorded eight tackles, secured an interception, and returned it for a touchdown. Remaining eligible for three more years at Colorado State, he eagerly anticipates his continued contributions in the 2023 season, contributing to the program's growth and success.
  • Yarrow Point, Washington
  • JoinedDecember 17, 2021