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Prescott Jefferson

  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Ben Lippen School
  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Ben Lippen School

Prescott Jefferson Bio

HIGH SCHOOL: Made the finals in the 100 and 200 meters at The Outdoor National presented by Nike … Took ninth in 100-meter final, running a time of 10.56 … Finished fifth in the 200-meter final with a time of 21.07 … Both times at The Outdoor Nationals were personal bests … Was a nine-time state champion at Ben Lippen … Was named the 2018 SCISA Mr. Track and Field … Holds five school records and two SCISA all-time records … Also played defensive back for his high school’s football team … Was the class president at his high school.

PERSONAL: Is related to five Division I track and field athletes or coaches, including Delethea Quarles, who is Carolina’s Assistant Head Coach … Chose South Carolina for its law school, educational programs and the prestige of Carolina’s track team and coaching staff … Aspires to become a civil rights attorney … Was born to his parents John Willie Jefferson and Robin Jefferson on Dec. 2, 2002.

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