John Reynolds

John  Reynolds

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Kent Denver

Last College:
Texas A&M

Height:
6-3

Event:
Triple Jump | High Jump | Long Jump

01/23/2018

John Reynolds Named Mountain West Athlete of the Week

It is the second career award for Reynolds, who also earned the indoor honor as a sophomore.

01/19/2016

Air Force Men Sweep Weekly Mountain West Awards

Jamiel Trimble (track) and John Reynolds (field) were named MW Athletes of the Week.


Personal-Best Marks -- Triple Jump: 51'1" | High Jump: 6'11½" | Long Jump: 23'0½"

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Qualified to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the high jump and triple jump...three-time all-conference selection...impacted the Academy record book in two events...became the fourth Air Force athlete to surpass the 50-foot mark in the outdoor triple jump with a winning distance of 51'1" at the Baldy Castillo Classic...that is the second-best mark in Academy history and a new Junior Class Record...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...picked up a runner-up finish at the Aztec Invitational (wind-aided 49'6¼")...earned all-conference honors after finishing third at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (50'0¾")...claimed all-MW honors in the high jump after recording a career-best clearance of 6'11½" to finish second at the conference meet...moved into a tie for fourth on the program's all-time standings with that jump...tied for third in that event during only regular-season appearance (6'8" at Michael Johnson Invitational)...cleared 6'10¾" at the NCAA West Preliminary (27th)...recorded a season-best long jump mark of 23'0" at the Beach Invitational... medaled in that event at the MW Championships after finishing third with a wind-aided jump of 24'4½"...did not compete during the indoor season.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Mountain West champion...four-time all-conference selection...impacted the Academy record book in three events...registered a career-best clearance of 6'11" to win the high jump at the MW Outdoor Championships...used that height to debut in a tie for fifth on the program's all-time outdoor standings...also earned second-place finishes in the long jump (wind-aided 24'7¾") and triple jump (49'3¾") at the conference meet...posted the program's sixth-best outdoor triple jump mark (49'5¾") during a runner-up performance at the Stanford Invitational...won the long jump at that meet with a career-best distance of 23'0½"...qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary in all three events...became just the fourth athlete in Academy history to break the 50-foot barrier in the indoor triple jump...posted a career-best distance of 50'5¾" to win the Air Force Collegiate Open and move into third on the program's all-time standings...earned the MW Men's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...also reached the 50-foot mark at the Air Force Invitational (second, 50'1¾") and MW Indoor Championships (fourth, 50'0")...recorded a career-best clearance of 6'9¾" to finish third in the high jump at the conference meet...also recorded a career-best and team-leading long jump distance of 22'9" to finish seventh at that meet...scored for Air Force in the high jump, long jump and triple jump during both conference championship meets...earned the program's Laura Piper Ironman Award.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Debuted in seventh on the Academy's all-time standings for the indoor triple jump...recorded a career-best distance of 49'2¼" during a winning performance at the Air Force Invitational...also accounted for first-place finishes at the Air Force Holiday Open (48'2½") and Rocky Mountain Classic (48'2¾")...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Indoor Championships (sixth, 48'8¾")...also scored for Air Force in the high jump at the conference meet (seventh, 6'6¾")...recorded a career-best high jump clearance of 6'9" at the New Mexico Invitational...also competed in the long jump during the indoor season...posted a personal-best mark of 21'11¾" during a winning effort at the Holiday Open...participated in the triple jump and high jump during the outdoor season...accounted for an outdoor-best triple jump distance of 47'11¼" to take sixth at the Aztec Invitational...finished second at the Texas Invitational (46'10¼") and third at the Rock Chalk Classic (48'5¼", wind-aided)...recorded an outdoor-best high jump clearance of 6'5" at Kansas.

HIGH SCHOOL: Kent Denver High School...two-time Colorado 3A state champion in the triple jump...also claimed the state title in the long jump once...won both titles as a junior...finished third in the triple jump at the Simplot Games and Great Southwest Classic as a senior...also won the Air Force High School Open that year...recorded personal-best marks of 49'7¼" in the triple jump, 22'9¼" in the long jump and 6'8¾" in the high jump.

PERSONAL: Full name is John Frederick Reynolds II...son of Jay Reynolds and Barbara Peterson...has one older brother, Jack, who played tennis at SMU...also has one younger sister, Sophia...majoring in computer science...earning a minor in philosophy...future plans include working in the Cyber field...would also like to join the Air Force World Class Athlete Program (WCAP)...served as Athletics Officer for the Wing...recorded the farthest standing long jump of all-time at the Academy...attended Texas A&M University during the 2013-14 academic year...hobbies include fishing, swimming, hunting, parkour and lifting...learned how to ride a unicycle with two broken legs and casts...completed the Powered Flight program over the summer...member of Cadet Squadron 10.

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