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Jaden Price-Whitehead

  • position Jumps
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Glenside, Pa.
  • High school Upper Dublin HS
  • position Jumps
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Glenside, Pa.
  • High school Upper Dublin HS

Jaden Price-Whitehead Bio

Academic Highlights
2022 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Season and Career Results
2022
Indoor

Appeared in eight indoor meets as a true freshman, competing in the long jump and the triple jump … Made his collegiate debut in the Orange and Purple Elite with a fifth-place finish in the long jump following a distance of 6.92m (22-8.50) … Cleared the 7.00m mark for the first time in his career when he jumped 7.14m (23-5.25) to place third in the long jump at the Gamecock Opener … Set his indoor long jump PR at the Dr. Sander Invitational when he jumped 7.23m (23-8.75) … The following week he set his indoor triple jump personal best with a distance of 14.13m (46-4.25).

Outdoor

Did not compete.

Pre-South Carolina
High School

Had the No. 1 long jump mark from high schoolers in the country for the entirety of the indoor season in 2020 and 2021 … Was named the 2021 Best Jumping Recruit by Milesplit … Was a New Balance Nationals Indoor All-American in 2020 … Won the 2019 New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite Long Jump title … Won the 2021 PIAA Outdoor Long Jump title … Was the 2020 Pennsylvania Track and Field Gatorade Athlete of the Year … Medaled during the 2020 PTFCA Indoor Championships in the long jump (champion), triple jump (bronze medal) and 60 meters (medal) … Holds the No. 2 mark in Pennsylvania high school history … Was on a 4X100-meter relay squad for the Ambler Olympic Club that competed at the 2021 AAU Junior Olympic Games … Won the 2019 USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championship in the long jump and triple jump … Competed at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in the long jump, triple jump, high jump and 4X100-meter relay … Owns records in the 55 meters, 60 meters, 100 meters, indoor and outdoor long jump, indoor and outdoor triple jump at Upper Dublin HS … Also received offers from Baylor, Cornell, Rutgers, North Carolina and Oklahoma … Made the honor roll all four years of high school … Was a member of his school’s National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars and the Cardinal Key Chapter.

Personal

Is planning on studying Computer Science in hopes of working in Cybersecurity … Has four older siblings: Chris, DJ, Breanna and Paris … His grandfather Stacy Price is a 17-time champion at the USATF Master’s level in hurdling events … His other grandfather Dr. Joseph Crumbley is a member of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy Alumni Hall of Fame … Was born to his parents Mike Price and Alana Whitehead on Jan. 24, 2003.

Personal Records
Indoor

LJ 7.23m/23-8.75 (2/4/22)
TJ 14.13m/46-4.25 (2/12/22)