Air Force qualified mulitple athletes in seven events.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011-12: Recorded the second-farthest throw in Academy history in the weight throw...threw a 60'3¾" to finish third at the Robert Shine Invitational...became just the fourth Falcon to surpass the 60-foot mark...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...claimed four additional top-five finishes in the weight throw...also competed in the shot put during three indoor meets...tossed a career-best 45'0½" during a top-10 performance at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...participated in the hammer throw and discus throw during the outdoor season...recorded season-best marks in both events at the Colorado Invitational...tossed a 179'7" to finish third in the hammer throw at that meet...placed ninth in the discus throw at Colorado with a mark of 151'6"...was the runner-up in the hammer throw (168'6") at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2010-11: Set the Freshman Class Record in the weight throw...threw a 54'9½" at the Air Force Invitational...finished sixth at that meet in the weight throw...that distance was the second-best throw on the team...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...also competed in the shot put during the indoor season...tossed a career-best 43'5¾" at the Robert Shine Invitational...competed in the hammer throw, discus throw and shot put during the outdoor season...recorded career-best marks in all three at the CSU-Pueblo Invitational...tossed 162'2½" in the hammer throw, 40'7" (outdoor-best) in the shot put and 132'10¼" in the discus throw...claimed top-five finishes in the hammer at CSU-Pueblo, the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational and the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Marietta High School...lettered three years in varsity track and field...named Most Valuable Thrower in track...all-state in the shot put (52'4")...honorable mention all-state selection in the discus throw (164'11")...also competed in the weight throw and hammer throw...competed for "Throw 1 Deep" Track Club...placed 15th in the weight throw at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships...also competed at the Nike Indoor Nationals and New Balance Outdoor Nationals...lettered one year in varsity football...received the Defensive Coaches' award...received the Scholar-Athlete Award for both track and football...voted Mr. Marietta High School...graduated with honors.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jalen Trevon Fooster-Barrino...son of Julius Barrino and Teisha Fooster...is an only child...nickname is "Big Cat"...majoring in civil engineering...future plans include becoming an engineer...served as Standardization and Evaluations Officer...earned wings in the soaring program during the summer of 2011...hobbies include reading, lifting and sports...spent the summer working in the Commander Center and serving as cadre during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET)...also traveled home to Georgia...member of Cadet Squadron 34.