- World U20 Record Holder | 7.92 60m Hurdles
- 2021 World U20 Champion | 100m Hurdles
- 2-time first-team NCAA All-America | Indoor (1), Outdoor (1)
- 2021 NCAA Indoor Gold | 60m Hurdles
- 2021 NCAA Outdoor Bronze | 100m Hurdles
- 2021 Big 12 Freshman of the Year | Indoor & Outdoor
- 2021 Big 12 Indoor Silver | 60m Hurdles
- 2021 Big 12 Outdoor Silver | 100m Hurdles & 4 x 100 relay
- 2022 Big 12 Indoor Gold | 60m Hurdles
- 2022 Big 12 Outdoor Silver | 100m Hurdles
- 2022 Big 12 Outdoor Bronze | 4 x 100 relay
Competed at Baylor University … Set a World U20 record in the 60m hurdles in 2021, posting a time of 7.92 at Randal Tyson Indoor Track to win NCAA title, which was ratified in December of 2022 by World Athletics … Posted a faster time of 7.91 in Lubbock during the prelims of the 2021 Big 12 Championships, then placed second in the final with a 7.98 … Earned Big 12 Freshman of the Year honor for 2021 indoor and outdoor seasons.
Indoor – Finished 10th in prelims of NCAA Indoor in 60m hurdles (8.05) … Big 12 gold medalist with a 7.91 in Lubbock after an 8.05 in prelims, also placed ninth in prelims of 60m in 7.37 … Opened indoors with a career best 7.27 60m victory at Texas Tech Corky Classic, also ran on winning 4 x 400 (3:39.48) … Won 60m hurdles in 7.90 at Iowa’s Larry Wieczorek Invitational … Racing through three rounds, won 60m hurdles at Kentucky’s Rod McCravy Memorial in 7.96 after prelim times of 8.02 and 7.93 … Claimed Texas Tech Shootout with career best of 7.89 in 60m hurdles, which is equal No. 11 on all-time collegiate list and No. 6 on the Jamaica all-time list …
Outdoor – Silver medalist in the 100m hurdles at the Big 12 Championships in Lubbock, Texas, with a career best of 12.45, the No. 6 performer and performance on the all-time collegiate list, also ranks equal No. 5 on Jamaica all-time list … The 12.45 ranked 10th on the 2022 world list … Member of bronze medal 4 x 100 relay in conference meet … Qualified for NCAA West Preliminary round held in Fayetteville, posting times of 13.17 and 12.93w … Opened outdoor season at Texas Relays, placing third in 100m hurdles with a 12.72w after a 12.97 in prelims, also ran on fourth place 4 x 100 (43.85) … Runner-up at Baylor Invitational (12.92w) … Third as top collegian in Michael Johnson Invitational with a 12.79w and placed seventh in 100 with an 11.13w … In LSU Invitational, third with a 12.99 and posted an 11.50 in the 100m …
Indoor – National champion in the 60m hurdles with a 7.92 after an 8.06 in prelims … Claimed Big 12 title in 60m hurdles with a 7.98 after a 7.91 in the prelims … Debut collegiate race resulted in a victory in the 60m hurdles with an 8.22 after an 8.33 in prelims at Texas Tech Corky Classic … Won the Aggie Invitational in 8.08 after an 8.22 in prelims … Posted an indoor best of 24.13 for seventh at Texas Tech Invitational …
Outdoor – Qualified for NCAA Championships in 100m and 100m hurdles … Bronze medalist in 100m hurdles at NCAA Championships with a 12.84, the same time posted in the semifinal … Placed ninth in the final of the 100m with an 11.37w after an 11.39 in the semifinal … Member of ninth place 4 x 100 relay (43.81) … During NCAA West Preliminary round set a career best of 11.09 in the 100m and then had an 11.15 to qualify for NCAA Championships … Topped the field in the 100m hurdles with a 12.63w and 12.76 … The 12.63w is the fastest World U20 time ever under all-conditions while the 12.76 ranks No. 4 on all-time World U20 list and is second among Jamaicans … Big 12 silver medalist in 100m hurdles with a 13.07 after a 13.04 in prelims … Member of silver medal 4 x 100 relay (44.82) … Also finished seventh in 100m at Big 12 with an 11.50w after an 11.31 in prelims … Won 100m hurdles at Baylor Invitational in 13.23 … Fourth in hurdles at Michael Johnson Invitational in 13.41w and ran on winning 4 x 100 relay (44.50) … Third at LSU Alumni Gold in 12.87 … Double winner at Aggie Invitational with 11.21w and 12.95w marks …
In summer of 2021, placed sixth in Jamaica Championships with a 13.15 in final after 12.78 prelim … Won NACAC U20 title in San José, Costa Rica, with a 13.64 into a -2.2 headwind … Won 2021 World U20 Championship in Nairobi, Kenya, with a 12.95 in final following 13.02 and 13.35 in prelim and semifinal.
2020 graduate of Excelsior HS in Kingston, Jamaica … Earned the Golden Award for academic achievement … During limited season in 2020 due to covid set career best times of 24.13 (200) and 56.61 (400) along with a wind-aided 13.10 (100m hurdles) racing from January to early March … Set World U18 record in the junior 100m hurdles with a time of 12.89 (1.5 wind) at the Youngster Goldsmith Classic in February of 2019… Won 100m hurdles in U17 division at Jamaica’s Boys’ and Girls’ Championships in 12.91 … Carifta Games gold medalist in 13.24 … Jamaica U18 champion in hurdles with a 13.15 … Silver medalist at 2019 NACAC U18 Championships (Queretaro) in 13.50 … Silver medalist at 2019 Pan Am U20 (San José) in 100m hurdles with a 13.37 after a 13.33 in prelims … Ranked No. 7 in the world for 2019 in the U18 100m rankings with a time of 11.42, which placed her second in the U17 division of Boys’ and Girls’ Championships … Racing in 400m hurdles, produced a best of 59.80 … In 2018, bronze medalist in Youth Olympic Games held in October in Buenos Aires, Argentina, posting a 13.45 in prelims and 12.96w in final … Silver medalist in U17 Carifta Games with a then career best of 13.35 … Improved PR to 13.18 to win an U18 meet held in Kingston.
Ackera Nugent was born April 29, 2002 … Daughter of Desmon Nugent and Judeth Thomas… Majoring in Psychology.