Position
Sprints
Height
5'8
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Freeport, Bahamas
High School
Bishop Michael Eldon School

Events: 60M (6.81), 100M (10.42), 200M (IN: 21.85; OUT: 21.49)

2011
Lettered during the indoor and outdoor seasons as a true freshman in 2011 … An NCAA Championships qualifier in the 100-meter dash during the outdoor campaign … Finished in 35th place in the 100 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Bloomington, Ind. … Clocked a wind-legal time of 10.69 seconds in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Prelims … Qualified for national competition after running a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 10.49 in the 100-meter prelims at the LSU Tiger Relays … Followed with a fifth-place finish in the final at the LSU Tiger Relays with a wind-aided time of 10.57 … Finished with a seasonal-best wind-aided time of 10.56 in an eighth-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Also clocked a wind-legal seasonal best in the 200-meter dash at the LSU Invitational with a time of 21.49 for a seventh-place finish … Took 12th place in the 100 meters at the Penn Relays with a time of 10.82 in qualifying … Competed in both the 60 meters and 200 meters during the indoor season … Set a personal record of 6.81 in the 60-meter dash in a fourth-place finish at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier to wrap up the indoor season … Clocked 6.88 in the prelims at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier … Posted a time of 6.83 in a fifth-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Followed with a 15th-place finish in the event at the SEC Indoor Championships after clocking 6.87 in the preliminary round … Clocked 6.85 in a 17th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational … Opened the season with back-to-back times of 6.92 for 15th place at the Purple Tiger Invitational and Texas A&M Dual Meet … Earned a finish of 13th place at the Razorback Invitational (6.87) … Posted a top 200-meter time indoors at 21.85 at the Razorback Invitational … Competed in a total of 16 meets for his true freshman season in 2011.

PRIOR TO LSU
A Bahamian international who came to LSU as one of the premier junior sprinters in the world for the Class of 2010 … Was the 100-meter gold medalist in the Under-20 division at the 2010 Carifta Games held in the Cayman Islands after clocking a wind-legal time of 10.44 in the event final … Anchored the Bahamas to a bronze medal in the 4×100-meter relay at the 2010 Carifta Games with a time of 40.99 in the final … Set a wind-legal personal best of 10.42 in the 100-meter dash during a meet in Freeport, Bahamas, on March 13, 2010 … Represented the Bahamas in the 100 meters and 4×100-meter relay at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships held in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada … Won the gold medal in the 100-meter dash in the U-17 division at the 2008 Carifta Games held in St. Kitts & Nevis … In addition, anchored the Bahamas to a gold medal in the U-17 4×100-meter relay at the Carifta Games in 2008 … A recipient of the All-Bahamian Scholar Athlete award as presented by the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations in August 2010.

PERSONAL
Full name is Geno Jones, Jr. … Son of Geno Jones, Sr. and Shonette Rolle … Has two siblings, Gineko Jones and Rhia Rolle … Also played wide receiver on the football team at Bishop Michael Eldon School in the Bahamas … Currently undecided on a major.

 

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