Events: 100 Meters (10.49), 200 Meters (21.49)
PRIOR TO LSU
An emerging sprint talent who joined the LSU Track & Field program in the fall of 2012 following his prep career at Jamaica College in Kingston ... Set personal records of 10.49 in the 100-meter dash and 21.49 in the 200-meter dash at Jamaica College ... Won the fifth preliminary heat in the 200 meters with a PR of 21.49 (+1.8) in the qualifying round at the 2012 Jamaican Boys & Girls Championships in Kingston ... Took home the 200-meter bronze medal at Champs during the 2012 season after clocking 21.72 in the final into a strong headwind of 3.3 meters per second ... Improved from his fourth-place finish in the 200-meter final at Champs as a high school junior in 2011 ... Represented Great Britain in the 200 meters at the 2011 IAAF World Youth Championships held in Lille, France ... Advanced to the semifinal round of the 200-meter dash in his first international competition for Great Britain ... Ran 21.54 into a headwind of 1.5 meters per second to win the 200-meter crown at the 2011 Jamaican National Junior Championships held in Kingston ... Set his 100-meter PR of 10.49 in winning the event title at the 2011 Jamaica College Invitational ... Anchored Jamaica College to a runner-up finish in the Championship of America 4x100-meter relay at the 2012 Penn Relays with their run for 40.57 in the final ... Finished runner-up to the winning time of 40.34 by Wolmer's Boys ... A native of London, England, who attended Mayfield High School before moving to Mandeville, Jamaica, with his family ... Named the Sportsman of the Year at Mayfield High School during the 2005-06 school year ... Received the Jack Petchey Award for Athletic Excellence in 2005 ... Honored with a selection to the Order of the Griffin at Jamaica College during his senior season in 2012.
Full name is Nethaneel Joseph Mitchell-Blake ... Born on April 2, 1994, in Newham, London, England ... Parents are Joseph Blake and Audrey Mitchell-Blake ... Has three brothers, Justin, Raphael and Christian ... Also has three sisters, Natasha, Tanieka and Jazmin ... Attended Mayfield High School in England before moving to Mandeville, Jamaica, with his family ... Finally resided in Kingston to attend school at Jamaica College ... Currently undecided on a major at LSU.