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University of Miami Athletics

Russell Robinson

position

Jumps

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Windermere, Fl.

High School

West Orange

Russell Robinson - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

ACC Outdoor Field Performer of the Week (3/22/21)

2021 Outdoor: Broke Miami’s 28-year program record in his first ever outdoor collegiate meet in the long jump with a mark of 7.99m…Broke his second program record in as many weeks in the triple jump with a mark of 16.03m at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational (3/27)… Finished second in the men’s long jump with a mark of 7.63m and fifth in the triple jump at 15.66m at the Florida Relays (4/3)… Won the men’s triple jump at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational with a mark of 15.83m (4/10)… Finished third in the men’s long jump at the UNF Invitational with a mark of 7.62m (4/29)… Finished fourth scoring five points at the ACC Outdoor Championships in the long jump with a mark of 15.61m (5/15)… Reached the NCAA East Prelims in the triple jump and finished with a mark of 15.47m (5/28).

2021 Indoor: Finished third in the men’s long jump at the Red Raider Invitational with a mark of 7.34m…. Finished third in the men’s long jump at the Bob Pollock Invitational with a mark of 7.23m and fifth in the triple jump with his mark of 15.55m, which ranks as the fourth-best mark in Miami history… Finished sixth in the long jump with a mark of 7.33m and fifth in the triple jump at 15.48m at the Tiger Paw Invite.

2020 Outdoor: Season canceled due to COVID-19.

2020 Indoor: Recorded Miami’s fifth best program mark in the long jump at 7.40m at the Wolverine Invitational… Registered a mark of 7.13m in the long jump and personal best mark (15.11m) in the triple jump at the Vanderbilt Invitational… Finished fourth at the Texas Tech Invitational with his mark of 7.26m in the long jump… Bested his previous Miami all-time top-five mark in the long jump to 7.43m and recorded a mark of 14.85m in the triple jump at the Tiger Paw Invitational… Competed at the ACC Indoor Championships and finished 10th in the long jump with a mark of 7.18m and 14th in the triple jump with a mark of 15.08m to finish his first indoor season.

High School: Lettered in track for four years in high school and three in football… Began to peek his junior year of high school in track, finishing as the long jump state champion… Was the Florida Relays long jump junior champion… Was the District, Regionals and State Champion in the long jump.

In his senior year, Robinson was the triple jump State Champion, won the FSU relays triple jump event and was the district long jump and triple jump champion… Was the regional champion in the triple jump. Finished Top 5 in the country in the long jump his senior year and was named the Metro West Spring Athlete of the Year.

Finished his high school career with four school records: 110 hurdles (14.7s), 300H (38.9s), long jump (7.47m) and triple jump (14.65m).

Personal: Son of Reynolds and Erica Robinson and brother of younger sister Elisha.