Daemien Jefferson
Daemien Jefferson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn

High School:
Craigmont HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Event:
Sprints


Regional Qualifier
Personal Bests
Indoor
60m	7.06
200m	22.21
Outdoor
100m	10.60
200m	21.50

2005-06: Indoor- Finished ninth in the 200 at the ASU Kick-Off Classic. OUTDOOR- Was third in the 200 meters at the Rhodes Invitational ... Part of the Tigers regional qualifying 4x100 relay team that recorded a 40.51 mark at the Vanderbilt Relays.

2004-05: INDOOR-Participated in the 55m, 60m and 200m in his first season as a Tiger...Posted his fastest 200m time of the season (22.71) at the ASU Kickoff Klassic...Ran a season-best time of 6.78 in the 55m at the McDonald's Invitational...Competed in the 60m for the only time of the season at the C-USA Championships, clocking a time of 7.10...OUTDOOR-Competed in the100m and 200m throughout the season...Placed seventh in the 100m at the Rhodes Invitational with a time of 11.12...Set season-bests in both the 100m (11.07) and 200m (21.93) at the C-USA Championships.

PREP: Attended Craigmont H.S...Was a standout in football and track, lettering four years in football and two years in track...Claimed a runner-up finish in the 100m at the Tennessee State Championships...Garnered two more second place finishes at the state championships as part of Craigmont's 4x100m and 4x200m relay teams...Recorded 19 total touchdowns and 10 career interceptions in football, and was named all-area and all-region his senior year...Coached by Cecil Vanhook

PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tenn., on Jan. 1, 1986...Full name is Daemien Marico Jefferson...Son of Marona Jefferson, who works for Memphis Light, Gas and Water...Major is criminal justice...Nickname is "Dae Dae"...Famous relatives include professional boxer Michael Nunn and St. Louis Rams running back Lamar Gordon.

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