Derrick White Jr.
blank Derrick White Jr.
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lithia Springs, Ga.

High School:
Lithia Springs

Height:
6-0

Event:
Sprints

2014: Outdoor - Was sixth in the 400-meter dash Invitational (47.62) at the Alabama Relays...Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after winning the 400 at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a personal-best time of 47.13 and taking seventh in the 200 (21.12)...Finished 29th in the 400 (47.45) at the Florida Relays...Also ran on the ninth-place 4x400 relay team after the group clocked a 3:05.73...Was fourth in the 200 (21.09) and finished fifth in the 400 (47.49) at the Spec Towns Invite...Helped give the Bulldogs' their third straight sprint medley relay win at Drake with a 3:18.22...Ran on the fifth-place 4x400 relay team (3:06.17) at Drake.

2014: Indoor - Finished third in the 200-meter dash with a time 21.52 and was also third in the 400 (48.48) at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet...Ran a personal-best 47.37 for 16th in the 400m prelims at the SEC Championships...Also ran a leg on the fifth-place 4x400 relay team after the Bulldogs clocked a 3:08.42 at SECs.

High School: Finished third in the 400-meter dash (49.19) and 200 (22.38) at the 2013 GHSA AAAAA State Championships...Won in the same events at the 5A Section-A meet and swept the 200 and 400 at the Region 5-AAAAA meet...Took third in both the 200 and 400 at the 2013 Georgia Olympics...Personal-best times of 21.66 (200) and 48.60 (400)...Named the NeighbordhoodNewspapers.com Athlete of the Week in March of this year...Student body president at Lithia Springs.

Personal: Born January 20, 1995...Son of Marlon Washington and Jessica Washington...Pre-Business.

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