Preston was a three-year letterwinner in basketball for coach Russ Uhing at Lincoln High School. He was an all-conference and all-state pick in 2004 after helping the Links to a 2003 state basketball championship. He was also a defensive end and tight end on the football team.
Preston is the son of Danny and Shandi Petersen of Lincoln. He has one younger brother, Kellen. Both of his parents are graduates of the University of Nebraska.
His hobbies include music, movies and sleeping and his favorite food is Italian.
WHY I CHOSE CSU
"The weather is great, it's beautiful and the team showed me love."
LAYER ON PETERSEN
"Preston is a great team player. He's coming off ACL surgery and will have a slow start but could be a contributor with his great work ethic."
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