Name: Jarrion Lawson
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Long Jump
Height: 6-2
Weight: 172
DOB: 5/6/1994
Birthplace: Texarkana, Texas
Hometown: Texarkana, Texas
High School: Liberty-Eylau High School (Texarkana, Texas) ‘12
College: University of Arkansas ‘16
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 4th (long jump); disqualified (4x100m)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships, 1st (long jump)
  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 1st (4x100m), 2nd (long jump), 3rd (100m)
  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships, 2nd (long jump)
  • 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, 1st (long jump)
  • 2012 IAAF World Junior Championships, bronze (long jump)
Personal: Son of Carol Lawson...Fifteen-time NCAA All-American...In 2016, set an NCAA career record as the all-time leading scorer in the long jump with 33 point...Was a three-sport athlete in high school, also playing football and basketball...Turned professional in 2016.