Events: 55M (6.40), 100M (10.52w), 200M (21.51w)
PRIOR TO LSU
Signed a football scholarship at LSU as part of a heralded Class of 2012 ... One of the elite sprinters in the state of Louisiana during his prep career at East Jefferson High School ... Has captured three Louisiana High School Athletics Association state titles as he competes as a senior in 2012 ... Ended the 2012 indoor season by claiming the state title in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.43 seconds in the final at the 2012 LHSAA Division I Indoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU's Carl Maddox Field House ... Advanced to the state final with the second-fastest time of the preliminary round at 6.48 ... Set a personal record of 6.40 in his win at the LSU Last Chance Qualifier to earn his spot in the field at the state meet ... Was the No. 11-ranked sprinter nationally in the 55-meter dash among all classifications with top time of 6.40 ... Also ranked No. 7 nationally among members of the Class of 2012 during his senior season ... Wrapped up his junior season in 2011 with a sweep of Class 4A state titles in both the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash at the LHSAA Class 4A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU's Bernie Moore Stadium ... Recorded wind-aided times of 10.52 in the 100 meters and 21.51 in the 200 meters to capture the sprint sweep at the Class 4A state meet in 2011 ... Recruited to LSU as one of the nation's premier defensive backs at the prep level for the Class of 2012 ... Projects to play cornerback for the Tigers as a freshman in 2012 ... Rated a four-star prospect by Scout.com and a three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... The No. 67-ranked recruit on the Southeast 150 by Scout.com ... Capped his senior season on the gridiron with 39 tackles, 15 pass breakups and three interceptions on his way to earning First-Team Class 4A All-State honors in 2011 ... Tabbed as a SuperPrep All-American and one of the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Blue Chip Prospects.
Full name is Derrick Raymond, Jr. ... Born on Nov. 27, 1992 ... Mother is Roxanne Vance ... Has four younger brothers named Deshawn Raymond, Justin Anderson, Raynell Vance and Tyree Vance ... Has one younger sister, Cheyenne Vance ... Plans to major in business administration at LSU.