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Jordan Scott

Jumps
Position
Freshman
Class
Portmore, Jamaica
Hometown
Campion College
High School

2019 NCAA Indoor Triple Jump Champion
2019 and 2020 USTFCCCA Southeast Region Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
2019 USTFCCCA Southeast Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year
2020 ACC Indoor Field Performer of the Year 
2019 ACC Outdoor Field Performer of the Year
2018 Jamaican National Champion in the triple jump

NCAA Champion
2019 Indoor:
Triple Jump

All-America (7)
2020 Indoor:
Triple Jump
2019 Outdoor: Triple Jump
2019 Indoor: Triple Jump
2018 Outdoor: Triple Jump (second team)
2018 Indoor: Triple Jump (second team)
2017 Outdoor: Triple Jump (HM)
2017 Indoor: Triple Jump (second team)

NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
2019:
Triple Jump
2018: Triple Jump
2017: Triple Jump

ACC Champion (5)
2020 Indoor:
Triple Jump
2019 Outdoor: Triple Jump, Long Jump
2019 Indoor: Triple Jump
2017 Indoor: Triple Jump

All-ACC (11)
2020 Indoor:
Triple Jump; Long Jump (second team)
2019 Outdoor: Triple Jump; Long Jump
2019 Indoor: Triple Jump; Long Jump
2018 Outdoor: Triple jump (second team); Long Jump (second team)
2018 Indoor: Triple Jump
2017 Outdoor: Long Jump (second team)
2017 Indoor: Triple Jump

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results) 

2020 Outdoor 
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor
USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Field Athlete of the Year
• ACC Field Athlete of the Year
• ACC Field Athlete of the Meet
• Earned All-America honors for advancing to the NCAA Championships in the triple jump
• Career-best jump of 17.02m (55’10.25″) is the 17th-best jump by an athlete in NCAA indoor history
• ACC champion in the triple jump
• Became the fifth ACC athlete to win the indoor triple jump three or more times
• Held the NCAA leading mark since opening the season Doc Hale Virginia Tech Invitational
• Set an ACC and UVA record in the triple jump
• Competed in the long jump at the ACC Championships placing fifth in the event
• Earned All-ACC second-team honors in the long jump
VaSID Field Athlete of the Year

2019 Outdoor
• Named the USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year
• ACC Outdoor Field Performer of the Year
• ACC Championships Field MVP
• Finished as the NCAA runner-up in the triple jump, recording a jump of 17.01m (55’9.75″) on his final attempt
• Captured the ACC title in the triple jump and long jump at the ACC Championships
• Won the ACC title in the triple jump with a wind-assisted mark of 17.37m (57’0″), after setting an ACC, ACC Championships, Lannigan Field and UVA record earlier in the series with a wind-legal jump of 17.08m (56’0.5″)
• Captured the ACC title and set a UVA record in the long jump with a mkr of 7.83m (25’8.25″)
• Recorded a jump of 17.07m (56’0″) in the triple jump at the Virginia Challenge
• Scott is one of two athletes to clear 17 meters in the triple jump during the season and the only one to do so on more than one occasion
• Finished second at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the triple jump

2019 Indoor
• NCAA Champion in the triple jump
• Won the NCAA title after recording a mark of 16.89m (55’5″), setting a Birmingham CroxxPlex record
• Only person to reach 55 feet in the event at the national championship
• First male ACC competitor to win an NCAA title in the triple jump
•Named the USTFCCCA Southeast Regional Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
•Won the ACC title in the triple jump, second time in his career, after jumping 16.37m (53’8.5)
•Set an ACC and school record in the triple jump, jumping 16.90m (55’5.5) at the Tiger Paw Invite
•One of four athletes in the NCAA to clear 55 feet in the triple jump this season and holds the second-best jump of the year in the event
•Finished third at the ACC Championships in the long jump, earning All-ACC honors
•Set a school record in the long jump at the ACC Championships, recording a jump of 7.58m (24’10.5”)

2018 Outdoor 
• Set a school record and recorded the Jamaican national championship in the triple jump, recording a mark of 16.55m (54’3.75″)
• Finished 10th at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 15.96m (52’4.5″), earning second-team All-America honors in the event
• Placed fourth at NCAA East Prelims in the triple jump
• Posted a career-best wind assisted jump of 7.70m (25’3.25″) in the long jump at the Virginia Quad
• Recorded a legal long jump mark of 7.57m (24’10”) with his second-best jump at the Virginia Quad

2018 Indoor 
• Placed 12th at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump
• Was the ACC runner-up in the triple jump, with a season-best jump of 16.35m (53’7.75″)
• Named ACC Performer of the Week after winning the triple jump at the Power Five Invitational

2017 Outdoor 
• Earned All-America honors in the triple jump, finishing 18th at the NCAA Championships
• Finished third at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in the triple jump
• Recorded All-ACC second-team honors in the long jump, placing fourth at the ACC Championships
• Ranks second in UVA history in the triple jump (16.44m, 53’11.25″)
• Set a freshman record in the long jump and the triple jump

2017 Indoor 
• Finished 10th at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump, earning second-team All-America honors
• Was the ACC Champion in the triple jump
• Placed eighth in the long jump at the ACC Championships
• Finished first in the triple jump at the Virginia Tech Invitational and the Boston University Scarlet and White
• Set a freshman record in the triple jump
• Ranks second in UVA history in the triple jump (16.38m, 53’8.25″)

Background
• Finalist in triple jump at 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships for Jamaica
• Finalist in triple jump at 2014 Youth Olympic Games for Jamaica
• Carifta Games silver medalist in triple jump
• Two-time Class 1 finalist in triple jump

Personal
• Son of Lorna Minott
• Has three siblings, Alana, Josiah and Joshua