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Jeff Jernigan
Jeff  Jernigan

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
DeKalb, Ga.

High School:
Lakeside

Event:
Pole Vault


04/20/2017

Ten Cavaliers Selected to All-ACC Academic Team

With seven student-athletes, Virginia men had the second highest selected

07/15/2015

Virginia Has 314 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2016 OUTDOOR
• Placed ninth in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Cleared PR in pole vault of 4.96m (16' 3.25") at Highlander Invitational, which ranks fourth on UVA's all-time list
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2016 INDOOR
• Placed 12th in pole vault at ACC Championships
• Matched indoor PR of 4.77m (15' 7.75") at ACC Championships

2015 OUTDOOR

• Had a season-best of 15' 3.75" in the pole vault
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2015 INDOOR
• Had a season-best of 15' 7.75" in the pole vault

2014 OUTDOOR
• Did not compete

2014 INDOOR
• Had a season best of 14' 9" in the pole vault

BACKGROUND
• 2012 Georgia AAAA high school championships - fourth place
• 2011 and 2012 Dekalb County Pole Vault Champion
• 2012 USATF Region Qualifier

PERSONAL
• Son of Laura and John Jernigan
• Has two brothers, Ben and Will

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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