NORTHRIDGE - 2011
Jerrid Lewis qualified for the Big West Championships in the 800 meters ... ran 2:04.36 in the prelims and did not reach the event final ... clocked a season-best 1:54.57 to finish seventh at the Asics/Steve Scott Invitational ... also posted a season-best of 49.92 in the 400 meters at the Tiny Lister Classic at Cal State LA ... finished 16th in the 800 meters at the MPSF Indoor Championships ... ran an indoor season-best 1:55.52 which is 10th-best in Northridge indoor history.
RIDGEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
Lewis lettered in both track and cross country at Ridgeview High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... earned All-State honors for the Wolfpack track team in 2009-10 and was All-City from 2007-10 ... also garnered first team all-league honors from 2008-10 ... competed for coach Adam Setser ... graduated in 2010 with a 3.1 grade point average.
Born February 21, 1992 in Bakersfield, Calif. ... parents are Sara and Myron Williams ... has one sister, Tijerra Lynch ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Oakland Raiders, Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson and actor Denzel Washington ... says he chose Cal State Northridge over Fresno State, Sacramento State and Long Beach State because it was "the best fit for me" ... says setting a personal-best at the state meet was his best sports moment ... major is Kinesiology.