Andra Kareem Manson (born April 30, 1984) is a male high jumper from the United States. His personal best jump is 2.35 metres, achieved in April 2009 in Austin.[1] He has 2.33 on the indoor track, from February 2007 in Fayetteville.

Manson was raised in Brenham, Texas and went to Brenham High School, where he graduated from in 2002. He excelled in basketball and track while in high school, setting the US high school record in the high jump, clearing 7' 7" on July 18, 2002.[2] He was Track and Field News "High School Athlete of the Year" in 2002.[3] Manson competed collegiately at the University of Texas.

Also appeared in the Beijing 2008 Olympics.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 2.31 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd 2.30 m

References

  1. ^ "Manson improves to 2.35m – Texas Relays Day 4". iaaf.org.
  2. ^ Shepard, Jack (2009). High School Track 2010. Jack Shepard.
  3. ^ "HIGH SCHOOL BOYS ATHLETES OF THE YEAR". Archived from the original on August 10, 2017. Retrieved February 1, 2018.