Khalid Jones
Khalid Jones
Height: 5-11
Weight: 160
Year: Junior
Hometown: Union City, CA
High School: James Logan HS
Position: Sprints

Khalid Jones finished fifth in the 400 meter final at the Big West Championships (May 12) ... ran a personal-best 48.58 in the final after running 48.80 in the prelims ... clocked a season-best 21.65 in the 200 meter prelims at the Cal-Nevada Championships (Apr. 1) ... ran the second leg of the Matadors' 4x400 relay that finished fith at the conference championships in 3:16.59 ... ran a lifetime indoor-best 48.84 at the MPSF Indoor Championships (Feb. 25) to finish 12th ... also posted an indoor-best 22.05 in the 200 meters at the Jacksons Invitational (Jan. 29) as well as running the opening leg of the 4x400 meter relay that ran an indoor season-best 3:25.60 at the same meet. 

Jones ran a season-best 48.58 in the 400 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays (Apr. 17) ... clocked a season-best 21.92 in the 200 meters at the Tiny Lister Classic (Apr. 23) ... ran the opening leg of the 4x400 relay team that posted a season-best of 3:18.58 to place seventh at the Big West Championships (May 14) ... did not compete during the indoor season.

Lettered in track & field as a sprinter at James Logan High School in Union City, Calif. ... earned first team All-MVAL honors three years (2008-10) ... was a sprinter for coach Lee Webb ... the Colts won the MVAL title from 2008-11 ... came in fourth in the 400 meters at the 2010 California State meet ... graduated in 2010 with a 3.35 grade point average.

Born April 4, 1992 in San Jose, Calif. ... parents are Pamela Frazier Jones and Henry Jones ... has one sister, Karimah who attends Cal State Dominguez Hills ... favorites include the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant, actor Denzel Washington and Jada Pinkett-Smith ... favorite website is Facebook and ... once met MC Hammer ... says the best thing about being an athlete is "being able to compete with the best" and the toughest is "trying to stay calm and focus" ... major is Sociology.


200 Meters: 21.65 - Cal-Nevada Championships (4/1/12)

400 Meters: 48.58 - Big West Championships (3/18/11), Mt. SAC Relays (4/17/11)


200 Meters: 22.05 - Great Dane Classic (1/20/12)

400 Meters: 48.84 - MPSF Indoor Championships (2/25/12)

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