Position
Jumps
Height
5'10
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Plaquemine, La.
Major
Finance
High School
Plaquemine HS

Events: Long Jump (IN: 23-4; OUT: 23-0), Triple Jump (IN: 48-2, OUT: 48-6 ¼)

2012
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2012 season … Honored for his leadership in the community as he was named to the SEC Community Service Team for the second-straight season … Also presented with the Kirt Bennett Award for community service for the second year in a row during the LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet.

2011
Kicked off the 2011 season by setting a new lifetime personal record in the long jump with a series-best mark of 23 feet, 4 inches to take sixth place at the Purple Tiger Invitational … Also opened by setting a seasonal best of 47-9 ¼ in a fourth-place finish in the triple jump at the Purple Tiger Invitational … Finished in fifth place in the high jump (5-7 ¾) and sixth place in the long jump (21-0 ½) at the Texas A&M Dual Meet … Competed in three home meets during the outdoor season … Finished runner-up in the triple jump at the LSU Invitational with a mark of 46-10 … Took sixth place in the B section of the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold with a wind-aided jump of 46-11 ¾ … Competed in the long jump at the LSU Tiger Relays … Proved to be a leader for the Tigers off the track with his participation in LSU’s community service efforts … Recognized by the LSU Athletics Department as the LSU Male Volunteer of the Year for his dedication to service in the Baton Rouge community … Was also selected to the SEC Community Service Team during the 2011 season … Presented with the Kirt Bennett Award for community service during the second-annual LSU Track & Field Team Awards and Alumni Recognition Banquet held as part of the LSU Alumni Gold weekend … Honored for the first time in his collegiate career as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season.

2010
Shattered personal bests in both the long jump and triple jump during his sophomore season in 2010 … Recorded an indoor personal best and seasonal best in the long jump with a mark of 23-0 ¾ in a 10th-place finish at the LSU Twilight … Also set his indoor personal best and seasonal best in the triple jump at the LSU Twilight with a mark of 48-2 for a ninth-place finish … Competed in both the long jump and triple jump at the Purple Tiger Invitational and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier during the indoor season … Shattered his lifetime triple jump PR entering the season by two feet during the outdoor campaign with a seasonal-best of 48-6 ¼ en route to a third-place finish in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold … Posted a top outdoor long jump mark of 22-7 ¾ at the LSU Relays … Competed in a total of seven meets during his sophomore season.

2009
Competed in seven meets during his true freshman season … Recorded a 2009 seasonal best of 21-11 in the long jump at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier during the indoor season … Also competed in the long jump at the Purple Tiger Classic (21-2 ½) and LSU Twilight (21-5 ¼) during the indoor campaign … Posted an indoor seasonal-best mark of 45-8 in the triple jump at the LSU Twilight … Set a new overall personal best of 46-9 ½ to take third place in the triple jump at the Pelican Relays during the outdoor season … Recorded an outdoor seasonal-best mark of 21-4 in the long jump at the Louisiana Classics.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top jumps prospects in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2008 … Won indoor and outdoor state titles in the triple jump during his senior season in 2008 … Finished his high school career with personal bests of 23-0 in the long jump and 46-8 in the triple jump.

PERSONAL
Full name is Brandon Isiah Gordon … Born on May 16, 1990 … Parents are Kenneth Gordon and Octavia Holland … Has three siblings: Breia, Devin and Myles … Was on the Principal’s List all four years of high school … Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with a degree in marketing.

 

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