Ryan Brown - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Ryan Brown

RS Jr./RS Jr. | 6-0 | Jumps | St. Catherine, Jamaica | G.C. Foster/Lincoln (Mo.)

Career highlights

  • NCAA All-America | Indoor (1)
  • 2021 SEC Indoor Bronze | Long Jump

Sophomore (2021)

Outdoor: Competed unattached in six meets, including a fifth-place performance at the Jamaica Championships … Established an outdoor career best of 26-4 1/2 (8.04) to win meet at Prairie View, Texas … Also won meet at Little Rock with a mark of 25-11 (7.90).

Indoor: Earned All-America honor from placing sixth in long jump at NCAA Championships with a mark of 25-8 3/4 (7.83) … SEC bronze medalist in long jump with a career best leap of 26-7 3/4 (8.12), which moved him to No. 7 on Arkansas all-time list … Opened season placing third at Wooo Pig Classic (24-8 1/2) … Runner-up at Razorback Invitational (24-9) … Had three fouls in long jump at Tyson Invitational two weeks prior to conference meet … Also produced top triple jump mark during the season by a Razorback with a 52-4 1/2 (15.96) to win the Arkansas Invitational … Finished eighth in SEC triple jump (51-7 1/4 | 15.73) after runner-up at Razorback Invitational (52-1 3/4 | 15.89) and fourth in Tyson Invitational (52-3 3/4 | 15.94) … Ran anchor leg of 4×400 relay, splitting 48.59, as Arkansas finished fifth in Wooo Pig Classic in 3:09.72.

College
Competed in two indoor and one outdoor season at Lincoln University of Missouri in Jefferson City … Finalist for 2020 NCAA Division II Indoor Field Athlete of the Year … NCAA Division II leader in long jump (25-6|7.77) and triple jump (52-1|15.87) during 2019-20 indoor season, producing both marks with a double victory at Hoosier Open in December … As a freshman, earned USTFCCCA Men’s Indoor Field Scholar Athlete of the Year … Repeated as triple jump gold medalist (51-7 3/4|15.74) in 2020 MIAA Indoor Championships and earned bronze in long jump (25-0 3/4|7.64) … In 2019 NCAA Div. II Indoor Championships, gold medalist in triple jump and bronze medalist in long jump as team placed fifth, establishing indoor best marks of 26-5 3/4 (7.79) and 52-6 1/2 (16.01) … At 2019 MIAA Indoor Championships, won triple jump (52-2|15.90) and finished sixth in long jump (24-1|7.34) … Bronze medalist at 2019 NCAA Div. II Outdoor Championships with a wind-aided 26-1 1/2 (7.96) … A mark of 25-11 (7.90) claimed the 2019 MIAA Outdoor Championships … A windy 52-7 1/4 (16.03) placed second in triple jump at Kansas Relays while a 52-6 (16.00) won the Missouri Spring Open.

Competed with GC Foster College of Sports in Spanish Town, Jamaica … Won triple jump with leap of 52-6 (16.00) in 2018 Jamaica Intercollegiate Championships, also placed second in high jump and third in long jump … Placed sixth in long jump 25-6 (7.77) at 2018 Jamaica National Championships … Produced a mark of 26-0 (7.92) during season … Silver medalist in triple jump and bronze medalist in long jump at 2017 Jamaica Junior Championships … Finished eighth in triple jump (50-4|15.34) in 2017 Jamaica Championships … At 2017 Jamaica Intercollegiate meet, finished third in high jump and fourth in 110m hurdles … Fourth in long jump at Carifta Games.

High School
2016 graduate of Old Harbour High School in St. Catherine Parish, Jamaica … Finalist in three Class 1 events – high jump, long jump, and triple jump – at 2016 Boys & Girls Champs … Finalist in a pair of Class 2 events – high jump and long jump – at 2015 Boys & Girls Champs … Famous alumni of the school is sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 4×100 relay (2012, 2016).

Personal
Ryan Cole Brown was born November 10, 1998 in Spanish Town, Jamaica … Hometown is Spanish Town, Jamaica … Son of Joan Easy … Planning to major in Marketing and minor in Finance … Career plans include becoming a sports agent … Ambition is to be successful in whatever he pursues … Favorite athletes are Christian Taylor and Usain Bolt … Person he most admires is guardian Rodney Holmes … An excellent swimmer who sings and draws very well … Chose Arkansas for the welcoming family, adding “in order to be the best, I knew I had to be a part of the best.”

Ryan Brown | Career Stats

Career best marks

Indoor

60 | 6.97

60H | 8.25

Long Jump | 26-7 3/4 (8.12)

Triple Jump | 52-6 1/2 (16.01)

Outdoor

Long Jump | 26-4 1/2 (8.04)

Triple Jump | 52-6 (16.00)