2017-18 Men's Track & Field
Marcus Abdul MIDDLE DISTANCE
Miles Archie SPRINTS, JUMPS
Jemarruse Amos HURDLES, JUMPS
Tahj Boyd MIDDLE DISTANCE
R'Lazon Brumfield SPRINTS, JUMPS
James Faison SPRINTS
Chris Givens SPRINTS, JUMPS
Quintsontro Irby, Jr. MIDDLE DISTANCE
David Jones SPRINTS
Desmond Mayfield JUMPS
Jontue McDowell SPRINTS
Larry McNary DISTANCE
Thomas Mosley MIDDLE DISTANCE
Isaiah Olige HURDLES, SPRINTS
Jamario Scott MIDDLE DISTANCE
James Stewart SPRINTS
Desmond Tanner HURDLES, SPRINTS
Jordan Thomas SPRINTS
Leelan Wilkins THROWS
Christian Williams HURDLES, JUMPS
Michael Willingham Jr. THROWS
Full Roster
James Faison

James Faison

POS. SPRINTS
HT. 5'8"
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Decatur, Ga.
PREV. SCHOOL University of Mobile

HONORS
2018 OVC Outdoor 4x100m Relay Champion
2018 OVC Outdoor 4x400m Relay Champion
2018 OVC Outdoor 200m Champion
2018 OVC Outdoor 400m Champion
2017-18 Outdoor 2x OVC Track Athlete of the Week (3/21 co, 4/18 co)
2018 OVC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year
2018 OVC Male Athlete of the Indoor Championship
2018 OVC Indoor 200m Champion
2018 OVC Indoor 400m Champion
2018 OVC Indoor 4x400m Relay Champion
2017-18 TSU Male Athlete of the Year
2017-18 Indoor 3x OVC Track Athlete of the Week (1/9, 1/17 co, 1/31 co)
2017 OVC Outdoor 4x400m Relay Champion
2017 OVC Outdoor 400m Silver Medalist
2017 OVC Outdoor 200m Bronze Medalist
2017 OVC Outdoor 4x100m Relay Bronze Medalist
2017 OVC Indoor 4x400m Relay Silver Medalist
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)

TSU Personal Bests
55m - Indoors: 
6.48 (Ed Temple Classic, 2017)
60m - Indoors: 6.88 (Vanderbilt Opener, 2017)
100m - Outdoors: 10.90 (APSU Govs Invitational, 2017)
200m - Indoors: 21.41 (Thundering Herd Invitational, 2018)
200m - Outdoors: 21.15 (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)
400m - Indoors: 48.07 (Vanderbilt Opener, 2017)
400m - Outdoors: 47.12 (OVC Outdoor Championship, 2018)

As a Senior, 2017-18 season: Earned Ohio Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Year for the indoor season… Won OVC Athlete of the Championship for the indoor championship – first TSU male to win the award since Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie in 2007… Won Seven Gold Medals at the OVC Championship (3 Indoor, 4 Outdoor)… Named TSU Male Athlete of the Year, as voted on by the athletic administrators and head coaches at the school… Won or shared OVC Track Athlete of the Week honors five times (3 Indoor, 2 Outdoor)… Opened indoor season with a personal record in the 60m in 6.88 at the Vanderbilt Opener for third place… Won the 200m (22.05) at the Ed Temple Classic… At the Thundering Herd Invitational, took second in the 200m (21.41) and the 400m (48.19)… Won gold medals at the OVC Indoor Championship in the 200m (21.78), 400m (48.43) and with the 4x400m relay (3:21.78)… Took first in the 400m (48.57) at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational to open the outdoor season… Finished second in the 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay at the APSU Invitational… Clocked in at 21.49 in the 200m to take second at the Memphis Invitational… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, won gold medals in the 4x400m relay (3:11.69), 4x100m relay (41.15), 400m (47.12) and 200m (21.00w)… Ran a non-wind aided 200m time of 21.15 in the prelims at the OVC Outdoor Championship.

As a Junior, 2016-17 season: Won five Ohio Valley Conference medals in first season at TSU, including a gold with the 4x400m relay team at the OVC Outdoor Championship… Won OVC silver medals in the 400m outdoors and with the 4x400m relay team indoors… Secured bronze medals at the OVC Outdoor Championship in the 200m and 4x100m relay… During the indoor season, helped TSU’s 4x400m relay team capture first at the Vanderbilt Opener (3:14.96) and the Ed Temple Classic (3:16.86)… Best indoor 400m time of 49.11 came at the Music City Challenge… In addition to a second-place finish with the 4x400m relay team at the OVC Indoor Championship, took fourth in the 200m (22.37) and fifth in the 60m (6.96)… Posted a season-best in the 200m during the outdoor season in 21.50 at the North Florida Invitational… Part of TSU’s 4x400m relay team that placed third at the Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational in 3:13.77… At the OVC Outdoor Championship, member of the winning 4x400m team that combined for a 3:11.12 finish, in addition to taking second in the 400m (47.26), third with the 4x100m relay team (41.55) and third with the 200m (21.17w)... Earned a spot on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA). 

University of Mobile, 2014-15 & 2015-16 seasons: Excelled at the University of Mobile, an NAIA school in Alabama, before transferring to TSU prior to the 2016-17 season... NAIA 200m National Runner Up in 2015 and 2016... Also NAIA National Runner Up in the 60m in 2015... Posted times of 6.89 in the 60m, 10.8 in the 100m, 21.3 in the 200m and 48.5 in the 400m.

Stephenson HS: 100m  PR 11.2 … 200 meter PR 21.8 … 400 meter PR 49.9 … 200 meter East Metro Runner-Up, Region runner-up, State qualifier and th place in 5A … Set the school record in the 300m … DeKalb County Champions … 2nd in Class 5A. 

Personal
Major: Mass Communications
Son of: Dawn and James Faison
Birthday: November 11