Justin Fondren
Justin  Fondren

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Oxford

Event:
Jumps



02/23/2015

17 Alabama Track & Field Athletes, 4 Relay Teams, Rank in SEC's Top 10

Remona Burchell leads the SEC in the women's 60-meter dash (7.14 seconds) while Justin Fondren shares the SEC lead in the men's high jump (7 feet, 3 inches; 2.21 meters)

02/02/2015

3 Alabama Track & Field Athletes Lead the SEC in 3 Events

21 athletes in 19 events plus three relay teams rank among the conference's top 10 overall this season.

02/02/2015

9 Alabama Track & Field Athletes, 1 Relay, Rank Among Collegiate Top 20 in 8 Events

The Crimson Tide's Alex Amankwah remains the collegiate leader in the men's 800.

01/23/2015

Gregg's 5k PR leads Tide at Vanderbilt

Sophomore Allison Gregg shaved more than 30 seconds off her PR in the 5,000 meters Friday night at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

01/17/2015

Wins By Farnham-Rose, Barnes Highlight Season Opener For Crimson Tide Track & Field

05/13/2013

Fondren Earns 2nd in High Jump at SEC Championships

Fondren Earns 2nd in High Jump at SEC Championships

Accolades

  • First Team All-America, outdoor high jump (2014)

  • Second Team All-SEC, outdoor high jump (2013)
  • USA Junior Track a Field Champion, high jump (2013)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team, outdoor high jump (2013)
  • SEC All-Freshman Team, indoor high jump (2013)

Junior (2015)
Indoor Season
Cleared a personal-best 7-3 (2.21m) to finish sixth in the invite section of the high jump at the Tyson Invitational ... tied his personal best of 7-1 3/4 (2.18m) to finish third at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitationaln... jumped 7-1 to finish second at the New Mexico Team Invitationaln... cleared 7-0 1/2 to place second in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitationalhjumped 6-10.75 to place fourth at the Auburn Invitational.

Sophomore (2014)
Outdoor Season
Placed fifth in the high jump at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 7-2 1/2 to earn first team All-America honors ... finished tied for first in the high jump with after clearing 7-1 f at the NCAA East Preliminary to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships... was the top collegiate finisher in the high jump with a mark of 7-2 f at the Jace Lacoste Invitational ... finished runner-up in the high jump at the Mt. SAC Relays with a clearance of 7-0 1/4 ... won the high jump for the fourth consecutive week by clearing 7-0 1/4 at the Alabama-Mississippi Border Clash ... set a new personal record in the high jump when he cleared 7-3 to win the event at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... jumped 7-1 to win the high jump at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... cleared 7-1 1/2 to win the high jump at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season
Tied for third at the SEC Indoor Championships with a mark of 6 feet, 9 inches ...tied for sixth at the Tyson Invitational with a high jump of 6-11 ... won the high jump at the Indiana Relays with a personal best mark of 7-1 3/4 ... won the high jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial with a mark of 7-0 1/2 ... posted a mark of 6-10 1/4 in the high jump to finish third at th Auburn Invitational.

Freshman (2013)
Outdoor Season
Competed at the Pan American Junior Championships (Medellin, Colombia) in August and finished third in the high jump with a mark of 6-11 3/4 (2.13 meters) ... won the high jump at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in June with a mark of 7-1 3/4 (2.18 meters) ... finished 13th at the NCAA Championships with a leap of 7-0 1/2 (2.15 meters) ... posted a mark of 7-0 1/4 at the NCAA East Regional to tie for eighth and qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... earned All-SEC honors as high jump runner-up at the SEC Outdoor Championships clearing a personal-best mark of 7-2 1/4 ... recorded a 6-11 1/2 in the high jump at the Drake Relays, placing third ... high jump runner-up at the LSU Alumni Gold with a mark of 6-11 1/2 ... recorded a 6-8 3/4 at the Spec Towns Invitational to finish fifth ... high jump runner-up with a mark of 7-0 1/4 at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... recorded a 6-10 3/4 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, good enough for third.

Indoor Season
Set a seasonal best in the high jump at the SEC Championships with a mark of 6-11 3/4, finishing third ... picked up a fourth-place high jump finish at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a mark of 6-8 3/4 ... added another top-10 finish at the Indiana Relays with a jump of 6-9, finishing fourth ... won the high jump at the Auburn Invitational with a 6-10 1/4 ... tied for second at the Crimson Tide Opener with a jump of 6-7 1/2.

Prep and Personal
Three-time state high jump champion in Mississippi (2010, 2011 and 2012), while jumping for Oxford High School ... named 2012 Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Mississippi ... two-time all-American ... state high jump runner-up as a freshman in 2009 ... 2011 high school national champion in the high jump, after being national runner-up in 2010 ... placed third at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Lile, France ... led Oxford High School to state titles in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... named MVP of Oxford's basketball team in 2011 and 2012 ... 2011 all-state selection in basketball ... very active in high school, participating in the drum line while being voted Prom King and selected "Mr. OHS" by the student body ... coached in track and field by Scott Kendricks at OHS ... began competing in track at age 14 ... son of Johnny and Gwendylin Fondren ... born Feb. 2, 1994, in Oxford, Miss.

     
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