Johnathan Hancock
Johnathan Hancock

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
West Charlotte

Height:
6-2

Event:
Sprints

Year (I/O):
Sr./Sr.


2008: 2008 Outdoor All-American in 4x100m relay ... indoors, ran a personal best 6.74 at the NCAA Last Chance meet ... ran a 6.83 in the 60m at the SEC Championships ... silver medalist at the Millrose Games in New York City at 6.87 ... outdoors, won the 100m at the Shamrock Invitational at 10.44 ... placed second at the Weems Baskins Relays ... placed 14th at the SEC Outdoors at 10.61 ... member of 4x100m relay team to finish fourth at SEC Outdoors at 39.66 ... silver medalist at NCAA East Regionals as first leg of relay that ran a 39.39 ... relay team ran a 39.37 to finish fourth at the NCAA Championship prelims.

2007: Indoors, competed in four events in short sprints ... took third in the 55-meter dash at the Gamecocks Inviational with a time of 6.45 ... ran the same time at the Diet Pepsi Invitational for ninth ... ran both the 60- and the 200-meter dashes at the SEC Indoor Championships ... redshirted outdoors.

2006: Indoors, sped to a 55-meters personal record at the USC Invitational with a time of 6.31 ... ran both the 55- and the 200-meter dashes at the SEC Indoor Championships ... during the outdoor season, contested the 100- and 200-meters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Bennett King at West Charlotte High School ... lettered three times in track, football and basketball ... top times were 10.47 in the 100m and 21.53 in the 200m ... ranked No. 2 in North Carolina in the 100m ... was the state MVP at the 4A level in 2004, The Charlotte Observer Runner of the Year in 2004 and the Mecklenburg Runner of the Year in both 2004 and 2005 ... earned All-America indoor honors in the 55-meter dash (6.31) and 4x200-meter relay ... team was the indoor state champions in 2005 and the outdoor champs in 2004 ... was on the honor roll, earned a Presidential Award and was an Army Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

PERSONAL: Johnathan Seth Hancock was born March 31, 1987... parents are John and Sandra Hancock ... working toward a degree in criminal justice ... has one of the higher GPAs on the team ... chose South Carolina over Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Nebraska... had football offers at East Carolina and Maryland ... once met Evander Holyfield.