Janon Busby
Janon Busby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mobile, Alabama

High School:
Davidson

Last College:
Wallace State JC

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 200

Event:
Jumps


Personal Bests
Indoor
Triple Jump      51-0.25 (15.55)
High Jump	        6-9.75 (2.08)
Outdoor
Triple Jump      52-0 (15.85)
High Jump	        6-8 (2.03)
2004: INDOOR-Participated in just three meets, competing in the triple jump and high jump...Won the triple jump at the SEMO Invitational with a mark of 47'5.25" (14.46m)... Placed fourth in the high jump at C-USA Championships with a leap of 6'7.5" (2.02m)... OUTDOOR-Was a top jumper in C-USA throughout the season...Captured second place finishes in the high jump at the SEMO Gatorade Classic and the Murray State Invitational with jumps of 6' 6.75" (2.00m) and 6'6" (1.98m) respectively... Finished fourth in the triple jump at the Bulldog Invitational with a mark of 47'9.25" (14.56m) and at Sea Ray Relays with a mark of 48'11.75" (14.93m)...Tied for fourth place in the high jump at the Bulldog Invitational with a leap of 6'4.75" (1.95m)...Scored in both the high jump and triple jump at C-USA Championships, placing sixth in the high jump (6'4.75") and eighth in the triple jump (47'3.25"; 14.41m).

2003 (Wallace St.): INDOOR-Finished seventh in the NJCAA high jump competition with a mark of 6'6" (1.98m)...Placed eighth in the triple jump with a leap of 47'3.25" (14.41m)...OUTDOOR-Won the NJCAA National Championship in the triple jump with a leap of 49'5" (15.06m), finishing seventh in the high jump (6'8"; 2.03m).

2002 (Wallace St.): INDOOR-Finished 13th in the high jump competition with a mark of 6'2.75" (1.90m) at the NJCAA Championships...Placed seventh in the triple jump with a mark of 43'4.5" (13.22m)...OUTDOOR-Finished ninth in the triple jump with a mark of 42'7.75" (13.00m) and 10th in the high jump with a mark of 6'6.25" (1.99m) at the NJCAA Championships...Coached by Stan Narewski.

PREP: Attended Davidson H.S...Lettered four years in basketball and track...Captain of the basketball team 1998-2001...Captain of track team 1999-2001...Was Three-time Alabama State Champion in both the high jump and triple jump (1999, 2000, 2001)...Named Alabama 6A Track & Field High School Athlete of the Year in 2001 and 2002...Holds his school records in the high jump and triple jump

PERSONAL: Born in Mobile, Alabama on April 28, 1983...Full name is Janon Busby...Father is a dietary supervisor, mother is an EKG technician...Major is Sports Medicine...Chose Memphis because of its high graduation rate for athletes and the appeal of the city...Was also recruited by Murray State and Mississippi State.

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