Western Oregon University
Taran is a two-time letterman in football and four-time letterman in wrestling at West Linn and Wilsonville. As a senior, he was an honorable mention All-State selection at linebacker, leading his team with 118 tackles. Taran was also a two-time 1st team all-conference linebacker, in the Three Rivers League as a senior at West Linn and in the Northwest Oregon Conference as a sophomore at Wilsonville. Off the field, Taran was four-time conference champion in wrestling and mas named the 2015 NWOC Outstanding Wrestler of the the Year. Taran finished his high school career with a record of 107 wins and 10 losses. In the classroom, he carries a 3.4 GPA. Next year Taran will attend and play football at Western Oregon University.