Jacob Solomon
Jacob Solomon
Height: 5-9
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Tampa, FL
High School: Tampa Preparatory School
Position: Sprints
Parents: Jon & Margarite

Career Best Marks (Indoor):

6.64 55m Dash 2/2/2019 Tiger Indoor Invitational
7.07 60m Dash 11/30/2019 BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker
23.40 200m Dash 11/30/2019 BSC Panther Indoor Icebreaker

Career Best Marks (Outdoor):

11.10 100m Dash 4/27/2019 UAA Championships
23.02 200m Dash 4/27/2019 UAA Championships

Prior to Emory:

Spent three seasons on the Tampa Prep track and field team, serving as a team captain all three years...Finished 5th in the 100m at the 2018 State Championships...Member of the National Honor and National Spanish Honor Societies...Terrapin Athletic Honor Society from 2017-2018...Earned Most Outstanding Contributor for Boys Track & Field in 2017...Also participated in basketball.

Personal:

Born on August 26th...Son of Jon and Margarite Solomon...Father, Jon, played baseball at Washington & Lee University for one season.

Why he chose Emory?

"I chose Emory because it was the school that I liked the most. It will provide me with a great opportunity in the business school and attaining a liberal arts education. Atlanta is also a great place to call home for the next four years."