John Reynolds

John  Reynolds

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Kent Denver

Last College:
Texas A&M

Height:
6-3

Event:
Triple Jump | High Jump | Long Jump

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.


Mountain West Champion | High Jump
Four-Time All-Mountain West Selection
Three-Time NCAA Participant

Personal-Best Marks
Triple Jump: 50’5¾” | High Jump: 6’11” | Long Jump: 23’0½”

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...nickname is “Juan”...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...future plans include becoming a RPA pilot...served as Safety Clerk...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 jumping, fishing, hunting and parkour...learned how to ride a unicycle with two broken legs and casts...member of Cadet Squadron 10.

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