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He was born on April 29, 1985 in Torrance. He stands six feet one and weighs 220 pounds.
He attended highschool at South Torrance.
During his sophomore year in 2000, he made the All-Ocean League first team as he rushed for 1,548 yards on 179 carries. He also competed for South Torrance's soccer and track teams.
While in 2001, he was named to the All-CIF Division X first team, Los Angeles Times All-South Bay first team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay first team and All-Ocean League first team. Where he gained 1,975 yards on 225 carries with 26 TDs, plus had 22 catches for 273 yards with 2 Touch Downs and returned 10 kickoffs for 324 yards.
He earned numerous awards despite a knee injury which caused him to miss 5 games in the 2002 season. Among the awards he earned are: Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Tom Lemming All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Tom Lemming All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Medium Schools first team, All-CIF Southern Section second team, All-CIF Division X first team, Los Angeles Times All-South Bay/Westside first team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay first team and All-Pioneer League Co-MVP honors as a senior running back at South Torrance High where he ran for 1,549 yards on 140 carries with 23 Touch Downs and caught 13 passes.
In the 2003 season, he became a backup tailback and played on special teams as a first-year freshman in 2003. He appeared in 7 games, where he ran for 65 yards on 19 carries, caught a 6-yard pass and made 3 tackles. He sprained his right ankle against Hawaii and missed USC's next 2 games, then reinjured the ankle against Washington State and missed the last 4 contests.
He was redshirted the 2004 season while academically ineligible and missed spring practice while recovering from the ankle injury.
In the 2005 season, he was sidelined for his second consecutive year while academically ineligible as a sophomore and had an impressive showing during spring practice.
Going into 2007 Spring Practice, Washington's grades again became a concern. He will be in contention for the starting tailback spot in the 2007 season, with pressure from a number of underclassmen and previously injured Hershel Dennis.
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