- Jared Watkins
- Orlando, Fla.
- Dr. Phillips HS
2013: Turned in a personal best at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic, clearing 5.00m/16-4.75 … Won the UNF Invitational men’s pole vault for his first career victory … Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the men’s pole vault … Came in seventh place with an indoor PR of 4.45m/14-7.25 in men’s pole vault at the Gator Invitational … SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Participated in two meets as a true freshman, competing unattached at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational and the Gator Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Competed at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Fla. … FHSAA 4A District 3 and Region 1 Champion in boys’ pole vault … Owns a personal best of 14-7 from his regional title his senior season … Tallied seven victories during his final campaign at Dr. Phillips.