Personal Bests Outdoor 100m 10.80 200m 22.30
2004-05: OUTDOOR-Joined the team for the outdoor season, competing in the 100m and 200m...Logged a season-best time of 11.30 in the 100m at the Mississippi Invitational...Ran his second-fastest 100m (11.34) time at the Jace Lacoste Invitational...Recorded a season-best time of 23.14 in the 200m at the Ole Miss Invitational...Did not compete in the C-USA Championships.
2004 (Bethel College): Was a member of the Bethel football team, playing defensive back.
PREP: Attended Covington High School...Ran track and played football, lettering three years in track and four years in football...Was track captain his senior year...Participated in a number of events, including the 100m, 200, 110m hurdles, 300m hurdles and 4x100m and 4x200m relays...Voted Newcomer of the Year his freshman year and Most Improved his sophomore year...Received the Most Valuable Runner Award and was named Best of the West in 2003...Played defensive back and wide receiver in football...Was a member of the Number One Club and FFA...Track coach was Joseph King.
PERSONAL: Born in Dyersburg, Tenn., on August 10, 1984...Full name is Jeffrey Odell Nix Jr....Son of Jeff and Jennifer Nix...Major is education...Plans to teach and coach after graduation...Chose Memphis because it is a good track program that is close to home and it is a level where, with practice, he feels he can compete.