Jason Perez

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Klein Forest

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    Hurdles, Sprints

    Birthdate:
    04/03/1988

    Experience:
    3L

    Jason Perez

    Personal Bests
    Indoor Date
    400m 49.24 2008
    Outdoor Date
    400m Hurdles 50.37 2009

    2008, 2009, 2010 C-USA Outdoor Champion - 400m Hurdles
    2008, 2009, 2010 NCAA Regional Qualifier - 400 Meter Hurdles
    2008 NCAA Outdoor Championships Qualifier - 400 Meter Hurdles
    2007 Junior All-American
    2007 Pan Am Junior Games Qualifier

    SENIOR (2009-10)
    Indoor: Finished ninth at the C-USA Championships in the 400m... Member of distance medley relay team who finished in fourth place at C-USA Championships. Outdoor: C-USA Champion in the 400m hurdles... Placed 14th at NCAA Regionals... Won three of three of six 400m events he entered (TSU Relays, Rice Twilight, C-USA).

    JUNIOR (2008-09)
    Indoor: Competed in the 400m dash at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational with a time of 52.40. Outdoor: Won the 400m hurdles at the TSU Relays with a time of 52.12 ... Qualified for the NCAA Midwest Regional at the Texas Relays, clocking 52.41 to finish third ... Ran a 53.19 400M hurdles race at the LSU Alumni Gold meet, finishing in sixth place ... Set a stadium record at the C-USA Championships in the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.54 to become the outdoor champion ... Finished 19th at regionals with a time of 55.68 ... Ran a season-best 1:58.92 in the 800m at the New Mexico Cherry & Silver Invitational to finish in 13th place.

    SOPHOMORE (2007-08)
    Outdoor: Set a regional qualifying mark in the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.62 to finish seventh at the Texas Relays ... Member of the 4X400 relay team that finished seventh at the Texas Relays ... Improved his regional mark in the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.35 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... Cracked the NCAA Top 10 in the 400m hurdles after posting a time of 50.62 at the Houston Invitational ... Won gold at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 400m hurdles with a mark of 52.39 ... Won silver as a member of the 4X400 relay team at the conference championships ... Finished fifth at the NCAA Midwest Regional after setting a personal record with a mark of 50.37 in the 400m hurdles ... Turned in a time of 52.10 at the NCAA Championships.

    FRESHMAN (2006-07)
    Indoor: Had a fourth-place finish in the 400m at the Leonard Hilton Memorial ... Fifth in the 400m at the Dan DeHart Invitational, setting a personal best time of 49.24 ... Member of the winning 4x400 team at the Dan DeHart Invitational with a time of 3:14.32 ... Notched a fifth-place finish in the 400m at the Houston Invitational ... Eighth-place finisher in the 400m at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 49.86. Outdoor: Redshirt. Competed unattached at the USATF Outdoor Championships and finished third in the 400m hurdles with a time of 50.92 ... Also ran at the Pan America Junior games in the 400m hurdles and earned a silver medal.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Ran the 400m hurdles in 52.2 to win first place at the Golden South National Championship meet ... Also played football as a wide receiver ... Ran a personal best 1:55 in the 800m ... Has a personal best 36.78 in the 300m hurdles ... Ranked fourth in the nation ... Two-time regional champion ... State runner-up.

    PERSONAL

    Born April 3, 1988 in Whittier, Calif. ... Son of Jesse and Judy Perez ... Hobbies include cars ... Also recruited by UTSA, Texas A&M, Louisiana-Monroe and Oklahoma ... Twin brother, Juston, is also a member of the track and field team.

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