2011: Indoors, competed in the long jump and triple jump ... in the long jump, jumped a season best 22-06.25 (6.86m) at the Gamecock Invitational ... placed 18th at the SEC Indoor Championships ... in the triple jump, had a top mark of 44-08.00 (13.61m) at the Tiger Paw Invitational.
2010: Did not compete indoors ... outdoors, competed in the long jump and triple jump ... in the long jump, had a top mark of 23-06.75 (7.18m) at the Spec Towns Invitational ... placed 14th at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... in the triple jump, had a top mark of 44-08 (13.61m), placing 19th at the SEC Outdoor Championships.
2009: Competed in long jump, triple jump and high jump ... indoors, placed eighth at the Tiger Paw Invitational with a jump of 21-8 ... took third in the high jump at the Gamecock Invitational witha mark of 5-10 3/4 ... outdoors, competed in the long jump and triple jump at the SEC Championships ... went 43-10 in the triple jump and 22-4 1/4 in the long jump.
2008: Competed in long jump and high jump ... placed fourth at the Gamecock Invitational with a high jump mark of 6-0 ¾ ... outdoors, had his best long jump mark at 21-7 ¼ to place ninth at the Spec Towns Invitational ... had South Carolina's best high jump mark at 6-3 ¼ for a second place finish.
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Claud Spinks at Eagle's Landing High School in Stockbridge, Ga. ... lettered in football, basketball and track ... placed in both the high jump and long jump at Regionals ... Wendy's High School Heisman nominee ... Henry County Athlete of the Year nominee ... football Defensive Player of the Year ... all-region in football ... named best receiver at Chicago Bears football camp ... Who's Who and National Honor Roll selection.
PERSONAL: Jarett Evander Gerald was born August 9, 1989 ... pursuing a degree in sport and entertainment management ... parents are Panzy and Evander and Laetitia Gerald ... works as a production assistant for GamecocksOnline.com, South Carolina's athletics website.