2017 American Athletic Conference Outdoor Champion - Triple Jump
2017 First Team All-American Athletic Conference - Triple Jump (Outdoor)
2017 American Athletic Conference Indoor Silver Medalist - Long Jump
2017 Second Team All-American Athletic Conference - Long Jump (Indoor)
2017 Canadian National Championship Qualifier - Long Jump, Triple Jump
2017 NCAA West Regional Qualifier - Triple Jump
|Long Jump||7.64m (25-0.75)||2.25.17|
|Long Jump||7.21m (23-8)||3.6.17|
|Triple Jump||15.62m (51-3)||5.14.17|
Indoor: Claimed silver in the long jump at the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championships en route to earning Second Team All-Conference honors with a personal-best mark of 7.64m (25-0.75)...Opened his career with a sixth place finish at the Charlie Thomas Invitational with a long-jump mark of 7.24m (23-9).
Outdoor: Competing for the first time ever in the men's triple jump, Kerr leapt 15.77m (51-9, 2.2w) and won the 2017 American Athletic Conference championship in the event...Finished 18th at the NCAA West Regional with a mark of 15.61m (51-2.75) in the triple jump.
AT MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE
Set the school record in the long jump at 7.76 meters at the Nelson Townsend Invite, winning the event in the process ... took 2nd in the LJ at the MEAC Championships with a distance of 7.57 meters ... had three other victories over the winter ... registered a 3rd place finish in the triple jump at 14.62 meters ... earned a pair of top five finishes in the 200 meter dash, topping out at 22.43 seconds at the Navy Invite.
Full name is Jared Jeremiah Nathaniel Kerr....born on June 25, 1995....son of Bryan and Beulah Kerr...has four sisters and two brothers...business administration major at UMES...earned academic honors for three years at St. Edmund Campion C.S.S. while graduating with a business concentration ...was also the male track MVP and Athlete of the Year in 12th grade...pre-game routine includes praying and tuning out the world with music using his headphones...best athletic moment was qualifying for World Junior Championships...lists his family as his biggest influence and claims to be very family orientated...hopes to become a marketing advisor and branch out with entrepreneurial ventures...favorite sayings are "If you're going to do something do it right"and"It's easier to do the hard work first"...hobbies include dancing, poetry and "making beats"...favorite movie is Forrest Gump...hope to break multiple school records, win a ring and make the NCAA championships...wants the world to know that he's Canadian and proud!