Cal Track & Field BIO
Jonte Grant
Player Profile:
Jonte Grant 1251072
Position: Jumps
Other Position: Long Jump-Triple Jump
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Hayward, Calif.
High School: Hayward HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Jonte Grant’s TFRRS Profile (for top performances and meet results)

2015: Made his indoor season debut at the Don Kirby Open and Elite and placed ninth in the long jump with a leap of 49-6.50 (15.10m) ... Placed second in the MPSF Championships in the triple jump, leaping a distance of 51-2.25 (7.42m) and was fifth in the long jump with a mark of 24-4.25 (7.42m) ... Made his outdoor debut at the Cal Outdoor Opener with a pair of third place finishes in the long jump (24-2.25) and triple jump (49-9.75) ... Won the double at the Tri Meet against Michigan and Virginia, by claiming the long jump title with a season-best mark of 24-9.75 and the triple jump with a leap of 50-6.75 ... Won the long jump at the Big Meet at Stanford with a leap of 24-7.00 and finished second in the triple jump with a mark of 51-0.00 ... Posted a wind-aided mark of 52-4.75 to place second at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge in Berkeley, which would have been a PR, were it not for the wind ... Finished third at the Pac-12 Championships in Los Angeles in the triple jump (51-6.25w) and was fifth in the long jump (24-11.75w) ... Fell just shy of qualifying at the NCAA West Prelims in Austin in both the long jump in 14th place (25-4.00w) and the triple jump in 20th place (50-4.75).

2014: Competed in both the indoor and outdoor seasons for the Bears ... Made his indoor debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with a fifth place finish in the triple jump (50-7.75) and an 11th place finish in the long jump (23-3.25) ... Finished third at the MPSF Indoor Championships in the triple jump with his best-ever indoor mark of 50-10.75 and also netted a second place finish in the long jump with a leap of 24-1.50 ... Won both the long jump and triple jump at the Cal Outdoor Opener ... Claimed the triple jump title at the Tri-Meet with Virginia and Michigan with a mark of 50-2.50 ... Placed second in both the long jump (24-2.50) and triple jump (50-7.50) at the Big Meet on 4/12 ... Qualified for the NCAA's in the triple jump with a then-PR leap of 51-7.25 and then placed 14th at the NCAA's in Eugene with his PR mark of 51-11.75 (15.84m).

2013: Redshirted during the outdoor season, but participated in the indoor campaign … Finished third in the triple jump with a mark of 48-8.25 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational on 1/19 … Finished in third place in both the long jump (23-4.50) and triple jump (48-6.00) at the UW Invitational on 1/26 … Placed 13th in the triple jump at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a mark of 46-10.00 on 2/8 … Finished 11th in the long jump at the MPSF Championships with a 23-3.50on 2/22 … Finished 15th on Day 2 of the MPSF Championships in the triple jump with a mark of 46-2.50.

2012: Set his legal PR of 25-0.75 in the long jump at the Pac-12 Championships, where he placed fifth ... also went a wind-aided 25-1.25 NCAA West Preliminary meet to finish 13th, one spot of out qualifying for nationals ... best triple jump effort was 50-8.25 at the Pac-12 Championships (7th place) ... took 16th at the NCAA West Preliminary meet in the TJ with a mark of 50-7.50 ... won both the long jump (24-1.75) and triple jump (48-9.50) at the Big Meet ... during the indoor season, led the Bears in the long jump (25-0.50) and had a best of 49-5.00 in the triple jump ... third in the LJ at the MPSF Championships.

High School: A CIF state meet qualifier in three events - long jump, triple jump and high jump - and took ninth in the triple jump with a mark of 44-3.75 ... did not record a height in the high jump and was 21st in the long jump prelims (20-11.50) ... prep PR in the triple jump was 48-11.25, while he had a best of 24-6 in the long jump and 6-8 in the high jump ... Bay Shore Athletic League champion in all three events as a senior ... also won the Bay Shore title in the long jump his junior year ... also played high school basketball.

Personal: Born Feb. 5, 1993 ... Parents are Roy and Sheryl Grant ... Has an older brother, Dejon ... undeclared major, but has an interest in business.

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