Indoor: Was the runner-up in the high jump at the Conference USA Championships after clearing a season-best 2.14 meters (7-0.25)...was the high jump champion at the Albuquerque and Boise State Invitationals when he cleared 2.12 meters (6-11.50) at both meets...also cleared 2.12 meters to finish in third place at the Leonard Hilton Memorial Meet. Outdoor: Was third at the Conference USA Championships in the high jump clearing 2.16 meters (7-1.00)... Finished first in the high jump at t he Houston Invitational and the UTSA Relays.
Indoor: Won the high jump at the Conference USA Championships and the Leonard Hilton Memorial after clearing a season-best 2.13 meters (6-11.75)...was the runner-up at the Houston Indoor Opener. Outdoor: Was the Conference USA champion after clearing 2.15 meter (7-0.50)...cleared a season-best 2.20 meters (7-2.50) at the Golden Bear Invite...was the champion at the LSU Alumni Gold.
Indoor: Team-best high jump of 7-1.50 gave him a second place finish at the Houston Indoor Opener...was the runner-up at the C-USA Championships.. Outdoor: Finished third at the Conference USA Championships in the high jump with a leap of 6-8.75...finished tied for fifth at the Midwest Regional Championships with a high jump of 7-1.00...second-place finisher at the LSU Alumni Gold Invitational with a season-best high jump of 7-2.50...also finished first at the Tom Tellez Invitational.
Was the 2003 UIL Class 3A state champion with a high jump of 7-0...finished in third place at the state meet as a junior...was a three-time Region III-3A and District 22-3A champion...earned First-Team, All-District and Academic All-District honors as a small forward for the basketball team...served as class president, student council president and student body president...also named the Homecoming King and Mr. Coldspring High School.
Born November 17, 1984, in Houston, Texas...son of Faye Whitley of Coldspring, Texas...also recruited by Texas Tech, Mississippi and Stephen F. Austin...hobbies include shopping and playing basketball and video games.