HIGH SCHOOL: Best time of 52.32 in the 400m hurdles while competing at Broad Run High School in Ashburn, VA...two-time All-American...won the 400mH at the 2012 New Balance Track & Field National Championships. VA State 3A Champion in 300 M Hurdles 2012. VA State 2A Champion and record holder in 300M Hurdles (37.54) 2011. Part of Team USA Youth Team that participated in the IAAF World Youth Championships held in Lille, France 2011.
PERSONAL: Son of Edward Russell and Joann Riley-Russell...one sibling, James...intends to major in insurance risk management...also considered Georgia, George Mason, Ole Miss, LSU and Clemson...decided to come to South Carolina because he felt it was a great program.