Events: Long Jump (OUT: 24-0 1/4w/23-8 1/4), Triple Jump (IN: 51-4 1/2; OUT: 51-0w)
An SEC scorer in his debut season with the Tigers as the sixth-place finisher in the triple jump at the 2017 SEC Indoor Track & Field Championships ... Jumped 51 feet, 0 3/4 inches at the SEC Indoor meet to score three points for the Tigers ... Jumped a lifetime personal best of 51-4 1/2 for third place at the Tyson Invitational earlier in the season ... Posted a season-opening mark of 50-10 3/4 in the triple jump for second place at the Commodore Invitational ... Also stepped onto the triple jump runway during the indoor season at the Razorback Invitational (47-7 3/4) and LSU Twilight (49-9 3/4) ... Nearly scored for the Tigers at the SEC Outdoor Championships where he placed 10th in qualifying with a mark of 48-3 1/4 ... Jumped a wind-legal seasonal best of 50-0 (+1.7) for fifth place at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Competed in the triple jump outdoors at the Mt. SAC Relays (49-8 1/4) and SEC Relays (24-0 1/4w) ... Added a seasonal-best wind-aided mark of 24-0 1/4 (+2.3) for 10th place in the long jump at the SEC Relays ... Soared to a wind-legal PR of 23-8 1/4 (+2.0) for fourth place in the long jump in his outdoor opener at the Louisiana Classics ... Also competed in the long jump at the Battle on the Bayou (22-4 1/2) and Mt. SAC Relays (22-2 1/4) during the outdoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
The top jumps prospect in the state of Louisiana in the Class of 2016 … Scored the state championship double in Class 4A as a senior in 2016 while sweeping long jump and triple jump titles at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Class 4A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Jumped an all-conditions personal best with a wind-aided 51 feet, 0 inches (+2.7) to defend his Class 4A crown in the triple jump … Also crowned the Class 4A state champion in the long jump as a senior with a series-best mark of 23-3 ¼ (+1.7) at the state meet in 2016 … Jumped an all-conditions seasonal best with a wind-aided mark of 50-9 (+2.5) to win the Class 4A triple jump state title and added a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish in the long jump final with a wind-aided personal best of 23-6 (+4.3) at the 2015 LHSAA Class 4A Outdoor State Championships to cap his junior season at Northside High School … Also swept District 5-4A (49-5 ¾) and Region 2-4A (49-7 ¾) titles in the triple jump en route to winning his first career state championship outdoors … Crowned the 2015 LHSAA Division I indoor state champion in the both the long jump (22-4 ¾) and triple jump (47-8 ¾) with his performance at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House … Defended his Division I indoor state title in the long jump as a senior in 2016 … Also won the Division I indoor state silver medal in the triple jump during the 2016 indoor season … Competed at the New Balance Indoor Nationals at The Armory in New York City for the first time in 2015, finishing in 13th place overall with a jump of 47-2 ½ … Twice a state silver medalist in the triple jump during his prep career at Northside High School … Captured the LHSAA Division I silver medal during his freshman season indoors in 2013 with a jump of 44-1 ¾ … Scored the LHSAA Class 4A state silver medal during the 2014 outdoor season with his wind-aided seasonal best of 46-10 (+2.6) to finish off his sophomore season … Also swept District 5-4A titles in long and triple jumps during the outdoor season as a sophomore in 2014 … Placed fourth in the long jump and fifth in both the high jump and triple jump during the 2014 LHSAA Division I Indoor State Championships.
Full name is Christian Alexzander Miller … Born on Jan. 12, 1998 … Parents are Christopher Miller, Sr. and Bobbye Miller … Has one older brother, Christopher Miller, Jr. … Plans to major in kinesiology during his collegiate career at LSU.