|High School:||Newton North|
2006-07: Finished ninth in shot put (45-06.25) at Rhody Mega Meet ... placed 11th in shot put at Sorlien Memorial Invitational (42-09.75) and Husky Spring Invitational (41-07.00) ... 13th in shot put (13.85m) at Armory Winter Classic. 2005-06: Placed fourth in shot put (44-00.50) at URI Invitational ... finished sixth in shot put (14.13m) at Armory Winter Classic ... shot put toss of 42-09.75 placed him eighth at Sorlien Memorial Invitational ... placed ninth in shot put (45-09.00) at Charlotte Invitational. 2004-05: Finished sixth in shot put (43-05,00) at Sorlien Memorial Invitational ... finished 11th in shot put (43-05.75) at Rhody Mega Meet and 16th (12.90m) at Reebok Boston Indoor Games. At Northfield Mt. Hermon Prep School: Member of track & field and football team ... All-New England selection in football ... broke school record in shot put en route to earning All-New England honors. High School: Played basketball and football and ran track at Newton North ... Newton North HS record holder in shot put ... named all-league for football and track ... All-Area, All-District and placed 6th in Nationals. Personal: Born December 18, 1983 ... son of Geraldine Hicks and Howard Bell ... has three siblings - Dwayne, Demond, and Darnell ... enjoys sports, art and cartoons ... cites Shaquille O'Neal as his favorite professional athlete ... lists Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, and New England Patriots as favorite sports teams ... attended Northfield Mt. Hermon Prep from 2002-03 ... sociology major at URI.