2000 USATF ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY

Jerome Davis

JEROME DAVIS

Events: 200m, 400m

Height: 6-2

Weight: 178

PRs: 200m: 20.51 (1998); 400m: 44.51 (1999).

Born: August 20, 1977 in Ridgecrest, Calif.

Current Residence: Ridgecrest, Calif.

High School: Burroughs (Ridgecrest, Calif.) '95

College: Southern California '99

Coach: John Henry Johnson

Agent: Daniel Wessfeldt

Career Highlights: 1999 World University Games Champion; 1998 NCAA Champion; 2nd, 1997 World University Games; 3rd, 1999 USA, NCAA Outdoor. 3rd, 1997 NCAA Outdoors.

An outstanding all-around athlete in high school, Davis was twice a finalist in the 400 at the state championships and was also a standout basketball player, being selected all league. He was also the U.S. team captain at the 1996 World Junior Championships.

1999: 3rd at both NCAA Outdoors and USA Outdoors1st, World University Games5th in semifinals, World Outdoors ranked #7 in world (#4 U.S.) by T&FNbests of 20.58 and 44.51.

1998: 1st, NCAA Outdoors5th, USA Outdoor Champsranked #7 in U.S. by T&FNbests of 20.51 and 45.04.

1997: 3rd, NCAA Outdoors2nd, World University Gamesbests of 20.87 and 45.30.

1996: 2nd, USA Junior Champs2nd, World Junior Champsbest of 45.65.

1995: Bests of 21.40 and 46.62.

1994: Best of 47.45.

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