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Wesley Watkins, Jr.
Hurdles

Wesley Watkins, Jr.

Hurdles

Hometown Jonesboro, Ga.
Last School Westlake
Last College Kennesaw State
Year Senior
Event Hurdles
Wesley Watkins, Jr.

Biography

2019 Track: 
Indoor: Competed at four meets… Set a 60m PR with a time of 6.85, and recorded best 60m hurdle in the prelims with a time of 8.02 at the Clemson Bob Pollock Invitational. Outdoor: Did not compete.

2018 Track:
Indoor: Recorded a season-best effort in the 60m by running a 7.03 to finish 25th at the Tiger Paw Invitational … set a PR in the 60m hurdles to finish 10th with a time of 7.97 at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Set a PR in the 110m hurdles to finish 11th with a time of 14.49 at the North Florida Invitational … went on to run a 15.18 at the ACC Championships to finish 12th … helped the 4×100 relay group finish third (40.67) at the North Florida Invite … also went on to help 4×100 group finish 10th (41.66).

Kennesaw State: Outdoor: competed in five meets … finished fourth in the 110m hurdles, fifth in the 100m and sixth in the 200m at the ASUN Championships … Indoor: competed in four meets … placed fourth in the 400m at the Mountaineer Open Indoor Meet … recorded a personal best time of 8.62 in the 60m prelims at the ASUN Championships.

High School: Ran varsity track and field and played varsity basketball … placed first in the Region 3-AAAAAA T&F Championships in triple jump … earned third place at the Ga Stat Meet- 110m hurdles … a USATF Junior Olympics Bronze Medalist … was GA 6A Region Champions in 2016 … earned back-to-back Fulton County Championships in 2015 and 2016 … selected to participate in the New balance Outdoor Nationals in 2016 … holds the school record for the 110m hurdles … was a member of the BETA Club.

Personal: Intends on majoring in computer science and plans on being a front end web developer after college … enjoys photography and trading stocks in his spare time.

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