Grant Hightower

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Belton, Texas

    High School:
    Belton

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Jumps, Sprints

    Birthdate:
    11/16/1986

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    University Studies

    Grant Hightower

    2008
    Indoor: Took eighth in the long jump at the Houston Indoor Invitational with a leap of 6.93m (22-09.00)...set a personal record with a jump of 7.30m (23-11.50) at the C-USA Indoor Championships to take silver in the long jump. Outdoor: Finished third in the long jump at the UTEP Invitational..set a personal record with a leap of 7.21m (23-08.00) to take sixth at the Houston Invitational.

    2007
    Indoor: Finished third in the long jump at the Leonard Hilton Memorial...was fifth in the long jump at the Dan DeHart Invitational setting a season best of 7.29m/23-11.00...had a fourth-place finish in the long jump at the Houston Invitational. Outdoor: Finished 10th in the long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational.

    2006
    Indoor: Finished fifth in the long jump at the Houston Indoor Invitational... recorded an 11th-place finish in the pole vault at the Conference USA Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Recorded a personal best 7.16 meters (23-6.00) in an eighth-place finish at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational... was ninth in the long jump at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...also had a third-place finish in the long jump at the Houston Invitational.

    High School
    Finished in fifth place at the UIL Class 5A State Championships as a senior.

    Personal

    Majoring in consumer science and merchandising...born in Temple, Texas...son of Glen and Ophal Hightower of Belton, Texas...hobbies include playing video games and sports...signed with Houston after being recruited by TCU, Sam Houston State and Texas State.

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