Competing at Michigan, named Big 10 Field Athlete of the Year in 2021. NCAA silver medalist in decathlon with score of 8,114 points, after setting career best and Michigan school record of 8,238 points to win Big 10 title with a meet record. His decathlon score ranks 15th on the 2021 world list. Bronze medalist in heptathlon at NCAA Indoor with score of 5,995 points, after claiming Big 10 title with score of 5,751.
Competing at USC in 2019, won Bryan Clay Invitational decathlon with score of 8,130. Bronze medalist in 110m hurdles at Pac-12 Championships with a career best 13.76, also member of winning 4×400 relay and bronze medal 4×100 relay.
Career best marks include 8,238 (decathlon), 5,995 (heptathlon), 13.76 (110H), 46.78 (400)m, 10.40 (100m).
2018 graduate of North Allegheny Senior High in Wexford, Pennsylvania … Coached by John Neff, Oronde Sharif, and Jose Rivera … Team claimed state championship in his senior season … Competed with Nadia Track Club in Pittsburgh, coached by Oronde Sharif.
Ayden Marcus Owens-Delerme was born May 28, 2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania … Son of Michael and Carmen Owens … Father played basketball at University of Virginia … Has seven siblings – Keenan, Quintin, Stanley, Melina, Makena, Kensley, and Gavin … Majoring in Master of Business Administration … Career plans include being a professional athlete, then athletic director … Life’s ambition is to make it to heaven … Favorite athlete is Muhammad Ali, and person he most admires is Jesus … Hobbies include reading often, and doesn’t play video games or watch tv … Chose Arkansas for the combination of athletic and academic excellence in the fields of his interest: the decathlon and business.