Kemar Jones
    Kemar Jones

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    St. Phillip, Barbados

    High School:
    Queen's College

    Event:
    Jumps/Sprints/Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    02/05/1993

    Experience:
    JR


    07/22/2014

    Saluki track earns two team and seven individual USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for 2014 season

    Both the Saluki men's and women's squads earned team recognition and seven individual Salukis were honored as well.

    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    05/30/2014

    Saluki Track and Field earns 14 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    Ten Saluki women earned Scholar-Athlete distinction, the most for a single team male or female in 2014.

    05/30/2014

    Three more Salukis punch tickets for Eugene at Day Two of NCAA West Region Prelims

    Ashley Gaston (discus), Kyle Landon (freshman) and Curtis Wideman (hammer throw) each put in national qualifying performances on Friday.

    05/29/2014

    Salukis score three national qualifiers in the shot put at Day One of NCAA West Region Prelims

    Josh Freeman, Ashley Gaston and Alexus Scott each punched tickets to Eugene, Ore., after finishing in the top-12 in the shot put on Thursday.

    05/17/2014

    2014 MVC Outdoor Championships, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the MVC Outdoor Championships in Carbondale, Ill. 5.17.14

    03/02/2014

    MVC Indoor Championships, Day Two

    Photo credit courtesy of Kirby Eagles, UNI Sports Photographer

    03/01/2014

    MVC Indoor Championships, Day One

    Photo Credit courtesy of Roland Ferrie, UNI University Relations

    01/11/2014

    2014 Saluki Open, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the Saluki Open, Jan. 11, 2014

    TFRRS Bio


    2013-14
    All-MVC, High Jump (Indoor)
    NCAA Regional Qualifier, 110m Hurdles (Outdoor)
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    Fifth All-Time at SIU for 60m Hurdles (Indoor)
    10th All-Time at SIU for 110m Hurdles
    USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition
    MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient
    All-MVC, High Jump (Indoor)...NCAA Regional Qualifier, 110m Hurdles (Outdoor)...MVC Scholar Athlete...Ranks fifth all-time at SIU for indoor 60m hurdles with an 8.04 finish...Ranks 10th all-time at SIU for 110m hurdles with a 14.18 finish...Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 8.07 finish...Tied for second in high jump at the MVC Indoor Championships with a 2.09m mark...Finished fourth in the 110m hurdles at the MVC Outdoor Championships with a 14.27 finish...Ran the 110m hurdles in 14.36 to place 33rd at the NCAA West Region Prelims...Held SIU's second-highest mark for indoor high jump, clearing 2.09m...Held SIU's second-fastest time in the indoor 60m hurdles at 8.04...Earned first place in high jump at the Saluki Fast Start meet and Indiana Relays with 1.99m and 2.06m marks, respectively...Ran a leg of the 4x400 at the SIU Invitational to finish first with a 3:23.27 time...Held SIU's fastest time for the 110m hurdles with a 14.18 finish...Jumped 2.04m in high jump to claim SIU's second-highest outdoor high jump mark...USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition...MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award recipient...Competed in four events (high jump, 60h, 600m, 4x400) in eight indoor meets...Participated in four events (high jump, 200m, 4x400, 110m hurdles) in six outdoor meets.

    2012-13
    Participated in five events (60h, 400m, 4x400, high jump, triple jump) in five meets indoors and five events (110h, 200m, 400m, 4x400, high jump) in seven meets outdoors...Scored in the 110 meter hurdles (seventh place) and high jump (fifth place) at the MVC Outdoor Championships...8.30 mark in the 60 meter hurdles ranks as the seventh best time in Saluki history.

    High School
    Participated in the high jump, long jump, triple jump, javelin, pentathlon and 110m hurdles at Queen's College...Holds Queen's records in the high jump, long jump and triple jump...Won CARIFTA gold medals in 2009 (high jump), 2011 (heptathlon) and won a CAC Games gold medal in the high jump in 2012...Also played basketball, and was named team Most Outstanding Player...Comes from the same high school as Baltimore Ravens starting left guard Ramon Harewood.

    Personal
    Full name is Kemar Shaquille Jones...Born Feb. 5, 1993, to Martin Jones and Seilest Bradshaw in Barbados...Father is a police sergeant and coach, his mother is a social worker...Has five siblings...Majoring in environmental science

    Friday, Feb 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:30 AM
    Saturday, Feb 7
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. 9:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track West Lafayette, Ind. All Day
    Friday, Feb 20
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Charleston, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Mar 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 13
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 14
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Fayetteville, Ark. All Day
    Friday, Mar 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    SIU