Position
Sprints
Height
5'10
Class
Junior
Hometown
Vicksburg, Miss.
Previous School
Hinds CC
Major
General Studies
High School
Vicksburg HS

Events: 60M (6.78), 100M (10.22), 200M (20.90)

CAREER CAPSULE
Finished his career as a two-year letterwinner with the Tigers in 2009 and 2010 … Set personal bests of 10.22 in the 100-meter dash and 20.90 in the 200-meter dash during his senior season … His 100-meter PR ranked No. 10 on the all-time outdoor performance list at LSU at the end of the 2010 season … Competed in the 100 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships during his senior season in 2010.

2010
Took his performance to another level during his senior season as LSU’s top sprinter in 2010 … Competed in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the first time in his collegiate career … Finished in 16th place at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., after clocking a time of 10.42 in the national semifinal … Set new personal bests in both the 100 meters and 200 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C. … Qualified for the national meet in the 100-meter dash by clocking a wind-legal PR of 10.22 to en route to a seventh-place finish in Greensboro … Time ranked No. 10 on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the event at the end of the 2010 season … Shattered his previous personal best in the 200-meter dash at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a wind-legal time of 20.90 in the first round of qualifying … Went on to finish in 16th place in the national quarterfinal with a time of 20.94 … Was the 13th-place finisher in the 200-meter dash at the SEC Outdoor Championships (21.26) … Committed a false start in the prelims of the 100 meters at the conference meet … Ran the leadoff leg on the foursome that scored five points with a fourth-place finish in the 4×100-meter relay at the SEC Outdoor Championships (39.34) … Also ran on LSU’s sprint relay team that took third place at the Penn Relays with a time of 39.98 … Recorded noteworthy times in the 100-meter dash of 10.34 at the Miami Elite Invitational, 10.35 at the Texas Relays and 10.36 at the LSU Alumni Gold … Only competed in three meets during the indoor season … Set indoor seasonal bests of 6.79 in the 60-meter dash and 21.87 in the 200-meter dash.

2009
Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships in the 100-meter dash in his first season with the Tigers … Finished in 13th place in the first-round of qualifying at the regional meet with a time of 10.56 seconds … Qualified for the NCAA Mideast Regional with a seasonal-best time of 10.54 in a 16th-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships … Also ran the 100 meters at the Louisiana Classics (10.66), Texas Relays (10.63), Sun Angel Classic (10.59) and LSU Alumni Gold (10.60) … Lined up in the 200-meter dash in four meets during the outdoor season, recording a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 21.63 at the SEC Outdoor meet … Placed 22nd in the event at the conference meet … Ran a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 21.41 at the LSU Alumni Gold … Competed primarily in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season … Clocked a seasonal best of 6.78 to win the 60-meter title at the Purple Tiger Classic … Ran 6.89 in the qualifying round to finish in 20th place at the SEC Indoor Championships … Wrapped up the indoor season with a seasonal-best time of 21.76 in the 200-meter dash at the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

PRIOR TO LSU
A three-time All-American in the National Junior College Athletic Association while competing for Hinds Community College … Was the third-place finisher in the 100-meter dash at the 2008 NJCAA Outdoor Championships … Ran on the 4×100-meter relay that clocked a 39.38 to win the national title at the NJCAA Outdoor Championships in 2007 … Also finished sixth in the 55-meter dash at the NJCAA indoor meet in 2007 … Finished his career at Hinds CC with personal bests of 10.38 in the 100 meters and 21.05 in the 200 meters … Was the state runner-up in the 200 meters while running for Vicksburg High School in 2005.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jerel Deonne Hill … Born on Sept. 13, 1987 … Parents are Robert and Velma Hill … Has two older brothers, Jay and John, and one older sister, Joy … Majoring in general studies.

 

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