Justin Fondren
Justin  Fondren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Oxford

Event:
Jumps



05/12/2016

2016 SEC Track & Field Outdoor Championships - EVENT UPDATES

04/09/2016

Track & Field Claims Three Event Titles at Battle on the Bayou

Crimson Tide takes two field events on the men’s side and the 4x100 relay on the women’s

04/02/2016

Numerous PRs and All-Time Top 10 Performances Highlight Alabama Track & Field's Friday

Crimson Tide athletes produce nine performances that rank on the school's all-time top 10 lists

03/30/2016

Track & Field Heads to Florida Relays and Stanford Invitational

Six distance runners will compete in Palo Alto while the rest of the athletes will make their way to Gainesville

03/25/2016

Track & Field Enjoys Success at FSU Relays

Crimson Tide continued its solid outdoor season in Tallahassee on Friday

05/13/2013

Fondren Earns 2nd in High Jump at SEC Championships

Fondren Earns 2nd in High Jump at SEC Championships

Accolades

  • Second Team All-America, outdoor high jump (2015)
  • Second Team All-SEC, outdoor high jump (2015)
  • Second Team All-America, indoor high jump (2015)
  • 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)

Senior (2015-16)

Outdoor Season

Recorded a clearance of 7-0 1/2 (2.15m) in the high jump to finish fourth at the SEC Championships … won the high jump clearing 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) at the LSU Invitational … produced a clearance of 7-0 1/2 (2.15m) in the high jump to finish third in the event at the War Eagle Invitational … cleared 6-11 3/4 (2.13m) in the high jump to finish second in the event at the Battle on the Bayou … jumped 6-11 (2.11m) in the high jump at the Florida Relays to finish fourth in the event … cleared 6-9 to win the high jump at the FSU Relays … opened the outdoor season with a winning clearance of 6-10 3/4 in the high jump at the Alabama Relays.

Indoor Season

Cleared 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) in the high jump to finish third at the SEC Championships … jumped 7-1 (2.16m) in the high jump to finish 10th in the invitational section of the event at the Tyson Invitational … produced a season-best mark at the Indiana Relays to win the high jump, clearing 7-1 3/4 (2.18m) … finished second in the high jump with a clearance of 7-0 1/2 (2.15m) at the Conference Clash … cleared 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) to finish second in the high jump at the Commodore Indoor Invitational.

Junior (2015)

Outdoor Season

Cleared 6-11 1/2 (2.12m) at the NCAA Championships to place 14th…recorded the top mark at the NCAA East Prelims, jumping 6-11 3/4 (2.13m)…finished second in the high jump at the SEC Championships with a height of 6-10 1/4 (2.09m)…cleared 6-11 1/4 (2.09m) to win the high jump at the LSU Invitational … won the men’s high jump at the John Jacobs Invitational, jumping 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) … cleared 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) in the high jump to finish second in the Border Clash … finished third in the Pepsi Florida Relays high jump with a season-best clearance of 7-1 (2.16m) … cleared 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) to finish second in his outdoor high jump debut at the Crimson Tide Invitational.

Indoor Season

Cleared 7-0.25 (2.15m) in the high jump at the 2015 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships to finish 12th … finished second in the high jump with a clearance of 7-2 1/4 (2.19m) at the SEC Championships …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 Invitational … jumped 7-1 to finish second at the New Mexico Team Invitational … cleared 7-0 1/2 to place second in the high jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational…jumped 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 the 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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