|Sports Played:||Track and Field|
At PHS, Clark Branson set a prep national record in the shot put with a throw of 64-0 feet-¾ inches. The mark won him the CIF State championship. His accomplishment earned him the California Track and Field High School Athlete of the Year honors. Branson continued his career at UCLA where he set the Bruins then school record in the event and later finished third in the NCAA Finals in 1961. His shot put record still exceeds the longest throw ever by a Pasadena City College athlete.
*--Branson attended Pasadena High only when the campus was then hosted by PCC.