As a high school student in Pacific Palisades, California, Dylan Sands has achieved success in both academics and extracurricular activities. He joined his school's lacrosse team as a freshman and continues to practice five days per week during the competitive season. On the off season, Mr. Sands pursues conditioning and guided weight training.
A member of his school's surf team as well, Dylan Sands competes against surfers from other schools on a regular basis. He enjoys surfing for pleasure in his free time, and has received certification as an ocean scuba diver. Also certified in lifeguarding and first aid through the American Red Cross Association, he has served as a junior lifeguard for Los Angeles County since 2011.
As a student, he achieves honor roll standing on a regular basis. He enrolls routinely in honors and Advanced Placement courses at Palisades Charter High School, which he entered following his graduation from St. Matthew's Parish School in 2015. In his eighth-grade year at t. Matthew’s, he distinguished himself as a published poet.