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DJ Smith
DJ Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Lovejoy

Event:
Jumps

2011 NCAA Outdoor Qualifier (High jump)

2012 Outdoor: Won the high jump at both the Auburn Tiger Track Classic and the Miami Hurricane Alumni Invitational with marks of 7-1.75 and 7-1... Finished second in the high jump at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational posting a season best mark of 7-3.75.

2012 Indoor: Competed in the high jump at six meets... Finished seventh in the high jump at the SEC Indoor Championships with a mark of 2.07m... Won the high jump at the Alabama High Tide Qualifier with a mark of 2.15m... Finished third in the high jump at the VT Elite Meet with a season best mark of 2.18m.

2011 Outdoor: Placed third at the SEC-Big Ten Invitational and second at the Tiger Track Classic in high jump with marks of 2.18m (7-1.75) ... placed first at the Seminole Invitational and third at the War Eagle Invitational in high jump with marks of 2.05m (6-8.75) ... Finished first at the Drake Relays with a personal-best mark of 2.22m (7-3.25) and is now fifth on Auburn's men's all-time top outdoor marks list ... Placed third at the SEC Championships with his third mark of 2.18m (7-1.75) this season ... Finished tied for 12th at the NCAA Prelims, qualifying for the NCAA Championships, with a mark of 2.14m (7-0.25) ...Competed at NCAA Championships in high jump and earned a mark of 2.14m (07-00.25).

2011 Indoor: Won the high jump title at the Clemson Challenge and the JRF Combined Events Invitational with marks of 2.13m (6-11.75) and 2.15m (7-0.25), respectively ... His highest mark of the season came at the Iowa State Classic with a jump of 2.16m (7-1) which is tied for fifth in school indoor history.

High School: Cleared a personal best 2.24 meters (7-4.25) to earn a silver medal at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Moncton, Canada ... Won the U.S. Junior National title in the high jump in each of his last two years of high school ... Cleared 2.23 meters (7-3.75) to win in 2010 and 7-2.5 in 2009 ... A three-time Georgia state champion in the high jump ... Named Georgia's Gatorade Athlete of the Year

Personal: Born May 2, 1992 ... Son of Sonja Sanchez and David Smith ... A pre-med major.