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Jarrion Lawson
Jarrion Lawson

Jarrion Lawson

Sr | Jumps | Texarkana, Texas / Liberty Eylau HS

#RazorFacts

  • Three-time NCAA Champion (4x100m and (2) indoor long jump)
  • 2015 Two-time NCAA Runner-Up (indoor and outdoor long jump)
  • 15-time All-American
  • NCAA indoor all-time career points leader (long jump – 33)
  • Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic Selection
  • Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection
  • 2016 SEC Indoor Champion (long jump)
  • 2016 SEC Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
  • 2016 SEC Indoor Scholar-Athlete of the Year
  • Arkansas 100-meter record holder (10.04)
  • Arkansas 4×100-meter record holder (38.47)
  • 2012 USA Junior Champion (long jump)

Senior (2016)
NCAA Indoor Champion (long jump), Two-time First Team All-American, Second Team All-American … Kicked off his final campaign with a 6.64 performance in the 60-meter dash to earn a share of the No. 2 time in the event in Arkansas history … Opened up in the long jump at the Razorback Invitational with an NCAA and world-leading mark of 8.17m/26-9.75 … Further improved on his 60m time clocking a 6.62 to move into the outright No. 1 spot in the Razorback history books … Led Arkansas to the program’s 33rd conference indoor title with a win in the long jump and fourth-place finish in the 60-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 60m, long jump and 4x400m … Picked up his third national title with a win in the long jump off his last attempt … Earned a spot in NCAA history as the career all-time leading scorer in the long jump with 33 points … Ran a new PR in the finals section of the 60-meter dash of 6.60 to complete his final indoor season as the second best Razorback in the history of the event.

Junior (2015)
NCAA Outdoor Champion (4x100m), Two-time NCAA Runner-up (long jump), NCAA Outdoor Bronze Medalist (100m), Six-time First Team All-American … Began his third season with a first-place finish at the Arkansas vs. Texas in the 4×400-meter relay and the long jump … Won the long jump at the Tyson Invitational with a mark of 8.03m/26-4.25 … Scored points for Arkansas in the long jump and 4×400-meter relay at the SEC Indoor Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with the 4×400-meter relay team and in the long jump … Scored 8.25 points for Arkansas at indoor nationals off a second-place finish in the long jump and eighth-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay … Crowned 4×100 and 4×200-meter relay champion at the Drake relays … Placed second in the long jump, fifth at 100 meters  and eighth with the 4×400-meter relay team at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in four events (100m, 4x100m, 4x400m and long jump) … Earned the second NCAA gold medal of his career with the 4×100-meter relay in a Arkansas and Hayward Field record time of 38.47 … National runner-up in the long jump with a performance of 8.34m/27-4.5 — sixth best in program history … Broke Arkansas’s 100-meter record with 10.04 in the prelims and went on to place third overall in the event … Closed his junior season out with sixth-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay.

Sophomore (2014)
NCAA Indoor Champion (long jump), Two-time First Team All-American … Opened the season with a pair first place finishes in the 4×4 and the long jump at the Arkansas vs. Texas Dual … Runner-up in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational … Ran the fourth fastest time history 3:04.94 to place fourth at the SEC Indoor Championship … Collected Second Team All-SEC honors with second-place finish  in the long jump at the conference indoor meet … Qualified for indoor nationals in the long jump and with the 4×400-meter relay team …  Jumped to No. 2 in Arkansas history in the long jump earning his first national title with 8.39m/27-6.5 … Placed third at the NCAA indoor meet with the 4×400-meter relay team … Mt. SAC relay champion in the long jump and with the 4×400-meter relay team … Ran the seventh fastest time in school history placing first with the 4×400-meter relay team at the Drake Relays (3:03.89) … Recognized as a second team All-SEC selection in the long jump … Placed fifth with the 4×100-meter relay team at the conference outdoor championship … Qualified for the NCAA outdoor meet with the 4×100 and 4×400-meter relays … Placed eighth at outdoor nationals with the 4×400-meter relay.

Freshman (2013)
Indoor First Team All-American (long jump), Outdoor First Team All-American (4x100m), Outdoor Second Team All-American (long jump) … Opened the season at the Arkansas vs. Texas Dual finishing second in the long jump and third in the 4×4 … Second-place finisher at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in the long jump … Went on to qualify for the NCAA Indoor Championship in the long jump … Capped his first indoor season with a fourth-place finisher at nationals with a leap of 7.92m/26-0 helping the Razorbacks win their 41st national title… Carried his success into the outdoor season earning SEC All-Freshman recognition with a fourth-place finish in the long jump … Qualified for outdoor nationals in with the 4×100 and in the long jump … Ran the sixth fastest time in school history of 39.25 with the 4×100-meter relay team in the prelims of the event at nationals … Closed his first year with a fifth-place finish in the 4×100-meter relay and a top-15 finish in the long jump.

High School
Following a standout prep career at Liberty-Eylau High School, Lawson was a double winner at the USA Junior Championships with first-place performances in the long jump and triple jump … Representing the United State, he went on to finish third in the long jump and sixth in the triple jump at the World Junior Championships in Barcelona … Lawson was a five-time Texas state champion … At the 2011 and 2012 UIL Texas 3A State Championships, he swept the long and triple jump event titles … In the process of sweeping the horizontal jumps at the state meet, Lawson broke the Class 3A state records in both events with marks of 25-8 in the long jump and 51-10.25 in the triple jump … Both jumps also represented the top prep marks in the United States … For his performance, Lawson was named the Texas 3A Most Outstanding Athlete for the second straight year … As a sophomore, he was also part of the Leopards’ state champion 4×400-meter relay team … In addition to his prowess on the track, Lawson was a letterwinner and team captain for the Liberty-Eylau basketball and football teams … He earned second-team all-state honors as a defensive back.

2016 Season Bests

Indoor

  • 60m: 6.60
  • long jump: 8.17m/26-9.75

Outdoor

  • 100m: N/A
  • 200m: N/A
  • long jump: N/A

TFRRS Profile

Indoor PRs

  • 60m: 6.60
  • long jump: 8.39m/27-6.50

Outdoor PRs

  • 100m: 10.04
  • 200m: 20.86
  • long jump: 8.34m/27-4.5