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Jeff Jernigan

Pole Vault
Position
Freshman
Class
DeKalb, Ga.
Hometown
Lakeside
High School

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds 
2017 Outdoor 

All-ACC 
2017 Outdoor: 
Pole Vault (second-team) 

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2017 Outdoor 
• Competed at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, finishing 19th 
• Finished fourth in the pole vault at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a PR in the pole vault at the East Preliminary Rounds (5.15m, 16’10.75″)
• Earned second-team All-ACC in the pole vault
• Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and All-ACC Academic team 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll   

2017 Indoor
• Finished seventh in the pole vault at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded a PR in the pole vault at the ACC Championships (5.10m, 16’8.75m) 
• Named to the All-Academic Team 

2016 OUTDOOR
• Placed ninth in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Cleared PR in pole vault of 4.96m (16′ 3.25″) at Highlander Invitational, which ranks fourth on UVA’s all-time list
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 INDOOR
• Placed 12th in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Matched indoor PR of 4.77m (15′ 7.75″) at ACC Championships

2015 OUTDOOR
• Had a season-best of 15′ 3.75″ in the pole vault
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Had a season-best of 15′ 7.75″ in the pole vault

2014 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2014 INDOOR
• Had a season best of 14′ 9″ in the pole vault

BACKGROUND
• 2012 Georgia AAAA high school championships – fourth place
• 2011 and 2012 Dekalb County Pole Vault Champion
• 2012 USATF Region Qualifier

PERSONAL
• Son of Laura and John Jernigan
• Has two brothers, Ben and Will