Devontie Archer - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Devontie Archer

Fr./Fr. | Hurdles | Kingston, Jamaica | Excelsior HS

High School
2021 graduate of Excelsior High School in Kingston, Jamaica … Coached by David Riley … Competing in the 2021 World U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, Archer claimed a bronze medal in the 400m hurdles with a career best 49.78 in the final after a then PR of 49.93 in the semifinal … Earned a silver medal in the World U20 4×400 relay where he ran anchor leg on Jamaica’s 3:05.76 with a split of 46.11 … Silver medalist in 400m hurdles at 2021 Jamaica Junior Championships (51.69) and Boys & Girls Championships with a then career best 50.43, which improved his previous best of 50.88 from 2020 … Ran first leg on winning 4×400 relay at Boys & Girls Championships … Also established career best mark of 46.39 in 400m during 2021 … In 2019, produced a world youth leading time of 51.20 in 400m hurdles as runner-up in Boys & Girls Championships … Silver medalist in Jamaica U18 and NACAC U18 meets in 2019.

Born May 26, 2002

Career best marks




400m | 46.39 (HS)

400H | 49.78 A (HS)