Second-year Seminole redshirted throughout the 2018-19 season…made his FSU with a pair of cross country starts in the fall of 2019 as he continued to adjust to longer distances…was a decorated middle distance runner for Suwannee High.
Cross Country: Made his official FSU debut in Boone, N.C. at the Covered Bridge Open, placing 42nd overall in his first 8k competition…posted his personal-best for 8k at the FSU Invitational (27:10.2), finishing 84th in the field. Indoor: lined up for the first indoor race of his career, competing in the mile at the Bob Pollock Invitational.
Redshirted through the cross country, indoor and outdoor seasons…ran the 800 unattached at the FSU Relays.
Earned his first 2A state cross country appearance as a senior and followed by qualifying for state track & field championships in both the 800 and 1600…was a 2017 state qualifier in the 800 and 4×800 as well…three-year captain and four-year MVP of the cross country and track & field teams…posted senior season PBs of 1:54.80 (800) and 4:19.29 (1600)…played three seasons on the soccer team…outstanding student who earned the Marvin E. Jones and Camp Suwannee Leadership scholarships…also arrives as a Florida Bright Futures scholar…majoring in mechanical engineering at FSU…is the son of Jason and Keri Hilliard…born Sept. 29, 1999.