Derek Pressley
Derek Pressley

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Easley, SC

High School:
Wren High School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
07/31/1986


OUTLOOK: One of the top jumpers in the state of South Carolina...expected to add depth in both the long jump and the triple jump and make an impact in the conference and nationally in the triple jump.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in football, basketball and track for the Wren Hurricanes...2004 State Champion and member of the All-State team...Member of the 2004 South Carolina State Champion Track and Field Team...also lettered one year in basketball and football.

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Date of birth/Location: July 31, 1986/Greenville, S.C.

Parents: Eddie and Beverly Pressley

Major: Exercise Science

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

The best advice my parents ever gave me: Make the right decision and put God first

The person I look up to the most: My cousin, Gerald Pressley. I've always wanted to group up to be just like him.

I chose USC over Winthrop and Clemson.

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