Two-Time NCAA Regional Qualifier Personal Bests Indoor 60m 7.10 Long Jump 23-06.00 Triple Jump 46-00.50 Outdoor Long Jump 24-09.25 Triple Jump 48-05.00
2005-06: INDOOR- Equaled his season-best leap of 23-06.00 and finished runner-up at the C-USA Championships ... Took sixth in the long jump at SIU ... Sixth in the triple jump at SIU ... Set a new personal best in the long jump at the McDonalds Invitational and captured the meet title with a 23-06 and was third in the triple with a 43-10 ... Third in the long jump at the Hoosier Relays ... Was second in the long jump at the Redhawk Invitational. OUTDOOR- Reached the NCAA Regionals in the long jump ... Scored in the conference championship, taking fifth in the long jump ... Took second in the long jump at the Rhodes Open ... Jumped a season-best 45-09.25 in the triple jump at the ASU High Performance ... Had a season best long jump of 24-02.25 at the Sea Ray Relays.
2004-05: INDOOR-Made a major impact in his first season after transferring to the U of M, scoring in both the long jump and triple jump at his first C-USA meet...Won both the long jump and triple jump at the SEMO Invitational, posting a season-best mark of 22-08.00" (6.91m) in the long jump and a mark of 43-06.25" (13.28m) in the triple jump...Placed fifth in the long jump at the C-USA Championships with a leap of 22-07.25" (6.89m), while placing sixth and setting an indoor best in the triple jump with a mark of 46-00.50" (14.03m)...OUTDOOR-Continued to improve over the course of the season, again scoring in both the long jump and triple jump at the C-USA meet, while qualifying for NCAA Regionals and earning All-Region Recognitionin the long jump...Won the long jump at the Rhodes Open with a leap of 23-07.50" (7.20m), also running the 100m and 200m and posting times of 11.44 and 23.57, respectively...Met the NCAA Regional qualifying standard for the first time with an leap of 24-01.00" (7.34m) at the Ole Miss Invitational, placing fifth...Placed second in both the long jump and triple jump at the Jace Lacoste Invitational, improving his Regional mark in the long jump with an effort of 24-06.25" (7.47m), while recording a mark of 44-09.50" (13.65m) in the triple jump...Placed fifth, set a personal best and improved his Regional mark again with a mark of 24-09.25" (7.55m) in the long jump at the C-USA Championships...Also placed eighth and set a season-best in the triple jump with a leap of 46-11.75" (14.32) at the C-USA meet...Placed fifth in the long jump at NCAA Mid-East Regionals with a mark of 24-07.25" (7.50m), to qualify for NCAA Championships, but was unable to compete due to a personal obligation.
2004 (St. Augustine's College): INDOOR-Was a top jumper for the Falcons...Recorded indoor best marks of 23-00.00" (7.01m) in the long jump and 46-00.25" (14.03m) in the triple jump...OUTDOOR-Was again a top long and triple jumper for St. Augustine's...Outdoor best marks were 23-02.00" (7.06m) in the long jump and 46-02.00" (14.07m) in the triple jump.
PREP: Attended Bartlett H.S., earning four letters in track and field...Won the 2003 Tennessee State Long Jump Championship with a leap of 23-06.00" (7.16m)...Is a former Tennessee state record holder in the triple jump with a mark of 48-05.00" (14.76m)...Holds Bartlett records in the long jump and triple jump with his marks of 23-06.00" and 48-05.00"...Track coach was Greg Rubio.
PERSONAL: Born in Memphis, Tenn., on Feb. 7, 1985...Son of Charles and Loretta Winbush...Father is retired and mother is a correctional worker...Major is criminal justice, with a minor in political science...Enjoys playing on the internet...Came to Memphis to get back closer to home, and because of its good jumping tradition.