Height: 6'5"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Huntsville, Ala.
High School: Columbia HS
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter


Career Record

Events: High Jump (IN: 7-3 ¼; OUT: 7-3 ¼) Long Jump (IN: 25-7 ½; OUT: 25-8.75)

2018 U20 World Bronze Medalist (High Jump)

2018 USATF Junior High Jump and Long Jump Champion
2018 All-SEC Freshman Team
2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals Silver Medalist (High Jump)
8x Alabama State Champion

Top 10 LSU Marks
No. 3 – High Jump (indoors) – 2.22 meters (7-3.25)
No. 4 - High Jump (outdoors) - 2.22 meters (7-3.25)

Won four times during his freshman campaign ... scored for the Tigers in the high jump at the SEC Championships in the high jump with a clearance of 2.22 meters (7-3.25) to place fourth ... earned Second Team All-America honors in the high jump (2.08m/13th place) at the NCAA Championships ... his season-best clearance of 2.22 meters (7-3.25) in the high jump ranks No. 4 in LSU history ... claimed gold in the high jump at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a clearance of 2.21 meters (7-3.00) ... won long jump titles at the Louisiana Classics (7.50 meters/24-7.25), Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational (7.60 meters/24-11.25) and Miami Hurricane Invitational (7.60 meters/24-11.25) ... narrowly missed out on scoring in the long jump at the SEC meet with a ninth-place finish and bound of 7.71 meters (25-3.50) ... placed fourth in the long jump at the Texas Relays (7.59 meters/24-11) and LSU Invitational (7.51 meters/24-4.25).

Earned Second Team All-America honors in the high jump (2.10m/14th place) and long jump (7.06m/15th place) at the NCAA Championships ... tallied eighth-place finishes in the long jump (7.57 meters/24-10) and high jump (2.15 meters/7-0.5) at the SEC Championships ... claimed gold in the long jump at the LSU Twilight with a personal-best leap of 7.81 meters (25-7.50) ... garnered gold at the Tyson Invitational in the high jump with a personal-best clearance of 2.22 meters (7-3.25) to rank No. 3 in LSU history ... picked up a silver finish in the high jump at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational with a clearance of 2.10 meters (6-10.75) ... finished third in his collegiate debut in the high jump at the Corky Classic with a mark of (2.16 meters/7-1.00) ... leaped out to a mark of 7.53 meters (24-8.50) in the long jump at the Bayou Bengal Invitational to place third.

One of the top jumps prospects in the U.S. high school ranks in the Class of 2017 … Cleared the seven-foot mark in the high jump four times during his senior season at Columbia High School … Crowned the 2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals Silver Medalist in the high jump with an indoor personal best of 7 feet, 0 ¼ inches at The Armory in New York … Tied as the nation's No. 1-ranked high jumper in the Class of 2017 for the 2017 indoor season … Also tied for the No. 2 spot on the U.S. high school list among all classifications in his senior season indoors … Followed outdoors in 2017 by clearing seven feet in the high jump three more times with marks of 7-0 at the Metro High School Track & Field Championships, 7-1 at the James Clemens Invitational and a lifetime personal best and Alabama high school state record of 7-2 at the Huntsville City Championships … Lifetime best tied him for the No. 3 spot in the national rankings among all high school high jumpers for the 2017 outdoor season … An eight-time state champion in Alabama during his prep career at Columbia High School … Scored an astounding four state championship gold medals at the 2017 Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A Outdoor State Championships to cap his senior season … Won his first career outdoor state titles in the high jump (6-10) and long jump (23-0 ½) in his final state meet … Also swept 2017 Class 6A hurdle titles in the 110-meter hurdles (14.55) and 300-meter hurdles (37.63) with two personal-best times … Honored as the AL.com Huntsville Region Boys Athlete of the Year and Huntsville Metro Coaches Association Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the 2016-17 academic season … Captured 2017 AHSAA Class 6A Indoor State Championships in both the high jump (6-10 ¼) and long jump (22-5 ¾) during his senior season … Was first crowned a state champion during the 2015 indoor season when he won the high jump as a sophomore … Won the 300 hurdles at the AHSAA state meet for the first time as a junior in the 2016 outdoor season while competing in Class 5A… Winner of five state bronze medals while competing for Columbia High School.

Full name is JuVaughn Krishna Blake … Born on April 30, 1999 … Mother is Georgia Harrison … Mother ran track at Alabama A&M and is a member of the Alabama A&M Athletics Hall of Fame as part of its 2014 induction class … Has one brother, Ky-Mani Harrison … Plans to major in biomedical engineering at LSU.

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