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Earnest Green
Position: Jumps
Height: 5'10"
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Chicago, Ill.
High School: St. Rita HS
Other College: Illinois
Major: Sociology
Born: 10/04/1988
Earnest Green Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/13/2012

Events: Long Jump (IN: 24-1 ½; OUT: 24-3), Triple Jump (IN: 49-6 ¼; OUT: 48-11)

2012
Lettered during the indoor and outdoor seasons while competing in both the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Championships ... Posted his best career SEC finish in the long jump after jumping a wind-aided 23 feet, 8 inches for 11th place at the SEC Outdoor Championships held at LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium ... Added a 13th-place finish in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor meet with a  mark of 46-11 ½ in his only triple jump competition of the outdoor season ... Opened the outdoor season with a  seasonal-best wind-legal mark of 23-6 for third place in the long jump at the LSU Relays ... Finished in seventh place in the invitational long jump at the LSU Alumni Gold with a seasonal-best wind-aided mark of 23-8 ¼ ... Highlighted the indoor season by finishing in 12th place in the long jump (23-3 ½) and 15th place in the triple jump (45-7 ¼) at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Opened the indoor season with an indoor personal record of 24-1 ½ for fourth place in the long jump at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener ... Also jumped 24-0 ¼ for second place at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Jumped 23-11 ½ for seventh place at the Razorback Invitational during the indoor season ... Added a mark of 23-10 for ninth place at the Tyson Invitational ... Posted an indoor seasonal-best of 48-2 in the triple jump to secure 10th place at the Razorback Invitational ... Honored for his academic performance with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011
Was an NCAA Championships qualifier in the long jump during the 2011 outdoor season ... Jumped 23-3 ¼ to finish in 35th place in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Bloomington, Ind. ... Competed in the event at the SEC Outdoor Championships for the first time in his career ... Finished in 17th place at the SEC Outdoor meet with a series-best mark of 22-11 ¾ ... Added a 20th-place finish in the triple jump at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a seasonal-best wind-legal mark of 47-1 ½ ... Set a new lifetime personal record in the long jump at the LSU Tiger Relays, jumping 24-3 to finish in sixth place in the event ... Finished runner-up in the long jump at the Louisiana Classics (23-3 ¼) in the outdoor opener ... Earned consecutive fourth-place finishes at the LSU Alumni Gold (24-7 ¾w) and Cole-Lancon Invitational (22-1 ¾) ... Set an indoor PR in the long jump at 24-1 in a second-place finish at the LSU Twilight ... Earned a pair of fourth-place finishes in the long jump at the Texas A&M Dual Meet (23-4 ½) and LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier (23-10 ¾) during the indoor season ... Posted an indoor seasonal best in the triple jump with a mark of 47-11 ¾ to take second place in the event at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Earned back-to-back runner-up finishes in the triple jump at the Purple Tiger Invitational (47-11 ¼) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (47-7) ... Also jumped 47-0 ¾ for a fifth-place finish at the LSU Twilight.

2010
Lettered for the Tigers during the 2010 indoor season  ... Competed in both the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Finished in 13th place in the long jump (22-11) and 16th place in the triple jump (47-6 ¼) at the conference meet ... Set a new indoor personal best in the long jump at the LSU Twilight with a mark of 24-0 ¼ for a seventh-place finish ... Also set a new lifetime personal best in the triple jump during the indoor season with a top mark of 49-6 ¼ for a fourth-place finish at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Marked the first time in his collegiate career that he broke 24 feet in the long jump and 49 feet in the triple jump either indoor or outdoor ... Also jumped 23-10 in the long jump at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Posted triple jump marks of 48-6 at the LSU Twilight and 48-10 at the Purple Tiger Invitational during the indoor season ... Competed in four meets outdoors ... Posted an outdoor seasonal best of 23-7 ¼ for a second-place finish in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Won the B section of the triple jump at the LSU Alumni Gold with an outdoor seasonal best effort of 48-11 ... Also jumped 48-2 in the triple jump for a ninth-place finish at the LSU Tiger Relays.

PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU from the University of Illinois ... Came to LSU with personal bests of 23-10 in the long jump and 48-0 in the triple jump ... Competed in 11 meets for the Fighting Illini as a true freshman in 2009 ... Saw action in the long jump and triple jump at the Big 10 Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons ... Earned a ninth-place finish in the triple jump at the Big 10 Indoor Championships with a mark of 47-2 ½ ... Recorded an indoor seasonal best of 47-6 ¼ in the triple jump ... Placed 17th in the long jump at the indoor conference meet with a jump of 20-10 ¾ ... Posted and indoor seasonal best of 22-1 ¾ in the long jump ... Finished 11th in the triple jump at the Big 10 Outdoor Championships with a mark of 46-7 ½ ... Best triple jump mark during the outdoor season was 47-10 ½ ... Placed 21st in the long jump at the outdoor conference meet with a mark of 20-7 ¾ ... Top mark in the event during the outdoor season was 21-4 ... Enjoyed an outstanding high school career at St. Rita High School in Chicago where he finished third in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump at the state meet in 2007 ... Placed fifth in the long jump at the 2007 Junior Olympic Championships.

PERSONAL
Full name is Earnest Terrell Green ... Born on Oct. 4, 1988 ... Parents are Kennia and Joyce Green ... Has two siblings named Kennia Jr. and Cory ... Graduated from LSU in May 2012 with a degree in sociology.

 

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