LSU T&F Signs Cayman Islands Sprinter Jaiden Reid
BATON ROUGE, La. – Sprinter Jaiden Reid signed a national-letter-of-intent with the LSU men’s track and field program, Head Coach Dennis Shaver announced.
“We are thrilled to have Jaiden join our sprint group next season,” said head coach Dennis Shaver. “Jaiden is a special talent and we look forward to being a part of his development.”
Reid, a Cayman Islands native, will be heading to LSU after competing for Jamaica College in Kingston, Jamaica.
“All in God’s timing. No better feeling than to be a Tiger,” said Jaiden.
The 18-year-old currently holds a personal best time of 10.24 seconds (+1.0 m/s), which he clocked at the Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships on March 29. Heading into this track season Reid’s PR was 10.53 seconds, progressing by .29 seconds so far this year.
In the 200, Reid holds a PR of 20.91 seconds (+0.1 m/s) from 2022’s Corporate Area Development Meet in Kingston.