Jumped onto the outdoor scene as one of the top high jumpers in the country...cleared a personal-best height of 7'-2.50" (2.20) at the Texas Tech Open (4/14)...the mark was the best of any freshman in the West Region...finished seventh at the NCAA West Preliminaries to qualify for the NCAA Championships where he cleared 7'-0.50" (2.15) to finish 17th overall...was one of just five freshman in the country to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...cleared four bars over seven-feet.
Jumped onto the scene as a talented freshman high-jumper...cleared a season-best time of 7'-1.50" (2.17) at the Red Raider Open (2/4) to place first...placed tied for fifth at the Big 12 Championships by clearing 6'-9.50" (2.07)...collected a total of four top-five finishes.
RANDOLPH HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered three years for under head coach Phil Karrer...competed in the triple jump, high jump, and 110M hurdles...regional qualifier with a 7'2" high jump...state champion with a 7-foot high jump...also a state finalist in the triple jump...named All-State in Texas Basketball magazine.
Born JaCorian Kevon Duffield in Wichita, Kansas...has one sibling Nyles...plans to major in Business Management.