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ISAAC GRIMES - Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Moreno Valley, Calif.
high school
Rancho Verde
other college
Chadron State



Junior transfer from Chadron (Neb.) State who won the 2019 NCAA Division II Indoor national long jump title and was second in the triple jump both indoors and outdoors…advanced to the finals of the 2019 USATF National Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, placing ninth…California native is a five-time, first-team All-American…owns long jump personal bests of 7.95m (26-1, indoors) and 7.89 (25-10.75, outdoors), and has an indoor triple jump best of 15.75m (51-8.25).


Indoor: Banner first season for the Noles included three long jump victories and three ACC Field Performer of the Week honors…was an NCAA Championship qualifier on the strength of his 8.00-meter (26-3) winning performance at the Texas Tech Invitational; a mark that ranked sixth nationally on the season and places his fourth on FSU’s all-time list…contributed 13 points to the Noles’ ACC Championship cause, placing second in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump….jumped 7.90m or better in four of five meets, also winning the Orange & Purple Invitational and Vanderbilt Invitational team titles.



Still coming into his own as an elite jumper…sat out his freshman year (2016-17) at Chadron State…as a redshirt freshman finished sixth at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in the long jump and improved to a fifth-place finish at the Outdoor Championships…had a monster 2019 indoor season, finishing second at the DII Championships in the triple jump with a PB (15.75m/51-8.25) and winning the long jump crown (7.84m/25-8.75)…at the 2019 DII Outdoor Championships turned in an all-conditions lifetime-best in the long jump (8.08m -w/26-6.25) to finish second…also owns a 60-meter dash PB of 6.76…his development has accelerated from high school…finished 10th at the 2016 CIF State Track & Field Championships as a senior at Rancho Verde…owned modest personal-bests of 6.40m in the long jump and 14.57m in the triple jump…comparatively, he excelled in the 110-meter hurdles (15.12) and the high jump (1.98m/6-6)…the son of Cristal Grimes…is pursuing an FSU degree in sport management…born Feb. 7, 1998.