PR: 400m - 44.83 (2012)
Current Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Chino, Calif.
High School: Don Lugo (Chino, Calif.) H.S.
College: Southern California
Coach: Blackman Ihem
2011 USA Junior champion (45.85)
2010 USA Junior runner-up (46.20)
2012 Olympic Games 4x400m silver medalist (2:57.05)
2011 Pan American Junior Championships 400m (46.14) and 4x400m (3:08.20) gold medalist
2010 World Junior Championships 4x400m (3:04.76) gold medalist
2009 IAAF World Youth Championships 400m silver medalist (46.22)
Awards and Honors
Three-time Division I All-American
At 20 years of age Ronnell Joshua Mance was one of the youngest members on Team USA in 2012, earning a spot on his first Olympic team by placing 4th in the 400m at the Olympic Trials, giving him a place on the 4x400m relay. Ronell attends the University of Southern California. He has had much experience on the International stage, representing the US at the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships, 2010 World Junior Championships and the 2009 IAAF World Youth Games in Italy. At the World Junior Championships he was part of the 4x400m relay team that posted a world junior-leading time of 3:04.76. Mance enjoys playing with animals and is a fan of musicians Jay-Hawt and Kid Cudi. He has been involved with the Big Brothers program.
2013: 3rd at Edmonton (46.11); 4th at USA Outdoors (45.22); 2nd at Rabat (45.65); 1st at adidas Grand Prix (45.59)
2012: Olympic Games 4x400m silver medalist (2:57.05); 4th at Olympic Trials (44.88); 5th at NCAA Outdoors (45.37); 1st at Fullerton Ben Brown Invitational (46.05); 1st at Los Angeles USC Trojan Invitational (45.65)
2011: 1st at Mt. SAC Relays (45.74); 4th at PAC-10 Outdoors (46.06); NCAA West Regional champion (45.47); 7th at NCAA Outdoors (45.66); USA Junior champion (45.85); Pan Am Junior champion (46.14)
2010: USA Junior runner-up (46.20); Fifth at World Junior Championships (46.84)
2009: World Youth Championships runner-up (46.22)
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: Outdoor bests - 400m, 45.08 (No. 6 in the USA, No. 16 in the World, ranked No. 3 in the USA by T&FN)