David Collins

David  Collins


Smyrna, Ga.

High School:


400m Hurdles | 110m Hurdles

Personal-Best Marks – 110m Hurdles: 15.17 | 400m Hurdles: 54.43 | 60m Hurdles: 8.29

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2016-17: Ran on the shuttle hurdles relay that posted the third-fastest time in Academy history (57.13) during a runner-up performance at the Drake Relays...clocked a personal-best time of 15.17 twice (Baldy Castillo Classic, Jack Christiansen Invitational)...also posted a career-best time in the 400-meter hurdles at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (54.43)...competed in the 60-meter hurdles during six indoor meets...recorded a persona-best time of 8.29 during a runner-up performance at the Air Force Collegiate Open...won that event at the Adams State Qualifier (8.32).

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2015-16: Did not compete for the track and field team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Campbell High School...finished second in the 300-meter hurdles at the Georgia state championships...three-time qualifier to the New Balance Outdoor Nationals...also played football...earned all-county honors...academic all-state selection...elected as prom king...member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Full name is David Norman Collins...nickname is Dave...son of Rodney and Lillie Collins...has two siblings...majoring in biology...future plans include becoming a trauma surgeon...attended the Academy’s Prep School...served as First Shirt and earned an Athletic Rope...hobbies include watching movies and driving cars...has a cousin (Talmadge Collins) that played football at Troy University...favorite scripture in Ecclesiastes 9:11 (“again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, not the battle to the strong, not bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all”)...member of Cadet Squadron 06.

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