Kemar Jones
    Kemar  Jones

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Phillip, Barbados

    High School:
    Queen's College

    Event:
    Jumps/Sprints/Hurdles

    Birthdate:
    02/05/1993

    Experience:
    SR


    02/07/2016

    Salukis close out Don DeNoon Invitational with impressive performances

    The men's and women's teams walked away with wins

    05/21/2015

    Salukis qualify 19 student-athletes to compete in 26 events at NCAA West Region Preliminary Round Championships

    This year's 19 regional qualifiers are the most since 2010, when Southern sent 27 in the first year of the current format.

    05/20/2015

    Saluki Track and Field earns 19 MVC Scholar-Athlete honors

    For SIU, 19 is the most MVC Scholar-Athletes since 2011 (19).

    05/17/2015

    Saluki men win MVC Outdoor Championship for first time since 1992

    Southern sealed the deal on Sunday with extraordinary performances in the men's pole vault and discus.

    05/16/2015

    Saluki men and women both in second after incredible Day Two of MVC Outdoor Championships

    SIU scored 48 total points from the men's and women's shot put alone.

    02/07/2015

    2015 SIU Invitational, Day Two

    Photos from Day Two of the 2015 SIU Invitational at the SIU Recreation Center, Feb. 7, 2015.

    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

    2014-15
    MVC Scholar Athlete
    MVC Honor Roll

    Competed in the 60m hurdles,, 400m, and 4x400m relays in three indoor meets...Took first in the 60m hurdles at the SIU Invitational with a mark of 8.10...Helped the 4x400m relay team take second at the Fred Wilt Invitational...Competed in the 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles in four outdoor meets...Took fourth in the 110m hurdles with a personal-best mark of 14.17 at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Also took fourth in the 400m hurdles at the MVC Outdoor Championships...Placed second in the 400m hurdles and third in the 110m hurdles at the Pacesetter Quad.


    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

    Saturday, Feb 27
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Sunday, Feb 28
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cedar Falls, Iowa All Day
    Friday, Mar 11
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 12
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Birmingham, Ala. All Day
    Thursday, Mar 17
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Friday, Mar 18
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 19
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Tuscaloosa, Ala. All Day
    Friday, Mar 25
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Saturday, Mar 26
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Carbondale, Ill. All Day
    Friday, Apr 1
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Track Cape Girardeau, Mo. All Day