Virginia Cavaliers Official Athletic Site

Jordan Willis

Sprints
Position
Junior
Class
Williamsburg, Va.
Hometown
Jamestown High
High School

NCAA East Prelim
2019:
400m
2018:
4x400m relay

All-ACC
2020 Indoor: 400m (second team)
2019 Outdoor: 400m (second team)

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 
• Earned All-ACC second-team honors in the 400m at the ACC Championships with a fifth-place finish at the meet
• Placed ninth in the 200m at the ACC Championships
• Competed in the 4x400m at the ACC Championships
• Set a UVA record in the 200m dash, running a career-best time of 21.42 at the Navy Invitational II
• Ranks third in program history in the 400m dash
• Ranks 29th in the NCAA this season in the 400m with a career-best time of 46.61 from the ACC Championships

2019 Outdoor 
• Competed in the 400m at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds
• Finished fifth in the 400m at the ACC Championships, earning second-team All-ACC honors
• Placed fifth at the ACC Championships in the 4x400m relay
• Ran a career-best time of 46.59, fifth-fastest time in school history, at the Virginia Challenge
• Named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team and All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor

2019 Indoor 
• Placed ninth in the 4x400m relay and 12th in the 400m at the ACC Championships
• Recorded a season best in the 400m at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invite, recording a time of 47.48 for third place
• Career-best time from Tiger Paw Invite ranks fifth in UVA history
• Captured the second-fastest time school history in the 200m at the Tiger Paw Invite, running a time of 21.69

2018 Outdoor 
• Finished 11th in the 400m dash at the ACC Championships
• Competed with the 4x400m relay at the ACC Championships, finishing sixth with the team
• Ranks 10th on UVA’s all-time performance list in the 400m dash, recording a time of 47.11 at the Virginia Grand Prix

2018 Indoor 
•Set a school record with the 4x400m relay at the ACC Championships, finishing sixth in the meet with a time of 3:11.76
• Ran a season-best time of 49.93 at the Tiger Paw Invitational in the 400m dash

Background
• Was a four-year letter winner in track
• Recognized as a five-time VHSL 4A State champion
• Holds the school record in the 200m, 400m 4x100m, long jump and the 300m
• Named the 2017 Dialy Press Track Athlete of the Year
• Played football senior year of high school

Personal
• The Milton G. Abramson Track Scholarship Fund
• Son of Clarence and Kathy Willis
• Has a sister Maya