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DeJon Mayo

Jumps
Position
Junior
Class
Roanoke, Va.
Hometown
Cave Spring High School
High School / Club
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DeJon Mayo - XC/Track - Virginia Cavaliers

TFRRS Profile(for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Fifth in long jump at Virginia Grand Prix with PB (14.91m / 48′ 11″)
• Improved his then-PB (14.44m / 47′ 4.5″) in TJ at Virginia Challenge
• Runner-up in triple jump in collegiate debut at UVA Opener
• PB in TJ (14.22m / 46′ 8″) at Virginia Invitational
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2021 Indoor

• Did not compete

Background

• Qualified for the New Balance Nationals twice
• Named the 2018 Athlete of the State Meet 3A
• 2018 3A triple jump state champion
• 2018 3A 4x200m state champion
• 2018 3A Regional Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
• 2017 regional champion in the triple jump and high jump
• 2018 Cave Spring High School Field MVP
• Holds the Cave Spring High School record in the indoor triple jump, high jump and 4x400m

Personal
• Majoring in psychology
• Son of Latinya Lambert and Dequon Mayo
• Has one sister, Dasia, who competes in track and field at VCU
• Member of College Mentors for Kids, an organization that partners UVA students with kids from neighboring elementary schools with homework
• Counselor for Camp Dreamer Program in New York