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JACORE IRVING

Player profile

position
Jumps
year
Sophomore
hometown
Chattahoochee, Fla.
high school
Sneads

Bio:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Promising young talent returns for his sophomore season after gaining valuable experience in 2018…established new personal-bests in both the long jump (7.22m/23-8.25) and triple jump (14.79m/48-6.25)…competed at both the ACC indoor and outdoor championships as a freshman.

 

 

2018

Indoor: Competed in five meets during his inaugural season, including the ACC Championships…posted a triple jump personal-best at the Orange & Purple Invitational in his first indoor competition (14.79m)…two weeks later registered his long jump PB at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational (7.22m)…advanced to the finals at the Tyson Invitational where he was ninth…competed in both horizontal jumps at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Battled through nagging injury outdoors to see action in four meets…was third in the long jump at the Seminole Twilight (7.10m/23-3.5)…narrowly missed long jump finals at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing 10th.

PERSONAL:

Outstanding all-around athlete from the Florida Panhandle who will focus primarily on the jumps…won three Florida 1A state titles for Sneads High, most recently claiming the 2017 triple jump crown…claimed 1A state long jump titles as a sophomore and junior…was the 2016 state runner-up in the high jump and triple jump, scoring 26 points by himself for a seventh-place team finish…in addition to excelling on the track was a four-year varsity letter winner in football and basketball…a strong student, he was named to the FACA All-State Academic team…plans to major in sports medicine…the son of Christella and Charlie Giles…born Dec. 30, 1998.