The two-time Florida 1A state cross country champion and a 3200m state champ on the track…sat out the cross country season as a redshirt to build strength…has gained valuable experience representing the Bahamas at both the CARIFTA Games and the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships.
Cross Country: Competed at the FSU Invitational while running unattached during a redshirt season, finishing 26th overall in a field of 212 with an 8k cross country debut time of 25:46.1. Indoor: made his official FSU debut at the Bob Pollock Invitational in the 3000-meter run, placing second with a strong effort (8:31.59)…followed that up by establishing a new personal-best of 8:23.28 at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
Enjoyed a remarkable career at Mount Dora Christian Academy, leading his team to back-to-back state cross country titles (2017, 2018)…was the Florida 1A state cross country champion in 2016 and 2018, announcing his commitment to the Noles after winning his most recent title at FSU’s Apalachee Regional Park course…followed up by winning state 3200m title as a senior in 2019…Florida Dairy Farmers 1A Cross Country Runner of the Year (2016, 2018) as well as the Orlando Sentinel Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior…represented the Bahamas with medal-winning performances at the CARIFTA Games in 2018 (5000m bronze) and 2019 (5000 silver, 1500 bronze)…finished ninth in the 5000 at the 2019 Pan American U20 Games…well-rounded and outstanding student…plans to major in civil engineering at FSU…the son of Michael and Suzanne Curtis…born Nov. 25. 2000.