Events: High Jump (IN: 7-3 ¼; OUT: 7-3 ¼) Long Jump (IN: 25-7 ½; OUT: 25-8.75)
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)
2018 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
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).
2018 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
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.
PRIOR TO LSU
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.