Garrett comes to Covenant this year as a freshman pitcher for the Scots. Prior to Covenant, Garrett played baseball for Mitchell High School and had the county's low ERA of 1.21. Garrett was also named to the first team All-North Suncoast in Tampa bay. Garrett also played summer ball for former Atlanta Braves Pitcher Jim Osting for the past three seasons.
His parents are Jim and Sherra (played basketball at Lee University) Kriston. He has a younger sister, Hannah. When he is not playing baseball, Garrett enjoys playing the piano. drums, and guitar. One of his favorite Bible verses is Isaiah 41:10 which says, "Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
Garrett is majoring in Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med). After graduating from Covenant, he would like to play baseball at the next level or go to medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon.