Indoor: Placed fourth in triple jump with mark of 44-10 at MT Christmas Invitational ... Won long jump with mark of 22-1.5 at Kentucky Invitational ... Cleared 24-10.25, an NCAA provisional mark and personal-best, finishing second at Blue Raider Invitational ... Finished third with mark of 23-3.5 in long jump at Middle Tennessee Open ... Placed fifth in long jump and fourth in triple jump (45-11.5) at MT Valentine Invitational ... Placed fifth in both long jump (24-0.5) and triple jump (46-11.5) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Battled injury for most of season ... Posted season-best marks in both long and triple jump at Sun Belt Championships, placing ninth in long jump (22-9) and eighth in triple jump (45-8) ... Tied for fourth in high jump, clearing 6-0.75 at National City Invitational.
Before Middle Tennessee: Earned All-American honors in track at Milligan College ... Also voted All-Freshman in basketball.
High School: Lettered in track and field for coach Ernest Hill at Science Hill HS ... All-Conference performer all four years ... Earned All-Region and All-State honors as senior ... Also named All-American in 2002 ... Won state titles in long and triple jump ... Also lettered in basketball and football ... Garnered Second Team All-Conference and All-Region accolades in basketball as member of state runner-up as senior.
Personal: JaKeith Lemar Hairston ... Son of Bobby "Chucky" and Marshal Hairston ... Born December 11, 1983 ... Majoring in University Studies - Liberal Arts.