Jarael  Nelvis

Jarael Nelvis

Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
White Station

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160


Year (XC/In/Out):

60m: 6.82 (2013)
200m: 21.20 (2013)
400m 50.53 (2014)

100m: 10.54 (2011)
200m: 21.00 (2014)
400m: 48.55 (2013)



2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 7th, 40.21


2011 Indoor 4x400mR: 7th, 3:11.37

2012 Indoor 4x400mR: 6th, 3:11.29
2012 Indoor 200m: 8th, 21.49
2012 Outdoor 4x100mR: 6th, 40.47

2013 Indoor 4x400mR: 5th, 3:10.83

  • USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team (2012 4x100mR)
  • Four-time SEC scorer, including individually in 200m and three times with indoor 4x400m relay units
  • Member of the 4x100mR team that won the 2012 Outdoor Vol Most Valuable Track Award

  • Placed 17th in 2000m at SEC Indoor Championships
  • Indoor debut in 400m at Virginia Tech (1/18) and 300m at Blazer Invitational (1/11)
  • Season best 60m time 6.88 at Blazer Invitational finishing eighth
  • Holds UT's top three times of season in 100m
  • Scored team's top two times in 200m of season
  • Best times of season both came at Tennessee Relays 4/12/14

  • SEC indoor scorer (m4x400mR, 5th, 3:10.83)
  • Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x400mR at the Alex Wilson Invitational, where they finished 16th in 3:14.60
  • Scored with the 4x400mR at the league meet, finishing fifth. Also finished third in his preliminary heat in the 200m with a personal record of 21.20
  • Won his preliminary heat in the 200m at the Armory Invitational in a time of 21.50 finishing fifth overall in 21.42. Finished 14th in the championship division of the 4x400mR in 3:16.54 and helped the DMR to their seventh-place finish with a 9:56.75 clocking
  • Earned a spot in the 60m final at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge, finishing 3rd in his heat in 6.94 and sixth in the final in 6.85. Scored a personal record in the 200m, finishing fourth in 21.21 and ran the leadoff leg of the 4x400mR, placing fifth in 3:13.08
  • Ran with the 4x400mR at the Virginia Tech Invitational, placing first in 3:15.14
  • Competed in the 60m dash at the Kentucky Invitational, earning a new personal best of 6.82 in the preliminary round, finishing 4th in the final race in a time of 6.92. Also finished third in the 200m in a time of 21.55
  • Mark of 10.39 and 10.38 in 100m at NCAA East Qualifiers
  • 4th in prelims of 100m at SEC Championships with time of 10.42
  • Mark of 21.35 in 200m prelims of SEC Championships
  • Placed 1st in prelims and 5th overall of 200m at Sea Ray Relays with times of 21.26 and 21.57 respectively

  • Earned USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team honors
  • Won the Outdoor Vol Most Valuable Track Award with the 4x100mR team
  • Made his first SEC individual final, placing eighth at the SEC Indoor meet in 21.49 while also runnning on UT's sixth-place 4x4, which posted a season-best of 3:11.29
  • Came up with his first career victory at the Akron Invitational, winning the Gold Division 200m in 21.44
  • Finished sixth in the 60m with a 6.93 readout at the Kentucky Invitational. Also ran on UT's third-place 4x400m relay unit (3:16.50) at that meet
  • Covered the 200m in 21.84 to finish 12th at the Auburn Invitational
  • Posted a 21.52 200m readout to place seventh at the Texas A&M Mondo Challenge. Aided UT's 4x400m relay to fifth in 3:13.04 there as well
  • Finished 11th in the championship 200m final at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational in 22.49
  • Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championship meet with the 4x100m relay team, finishing in seventh place with a time of 40.21
  • The relay team had a season-best readout at the NCAA meet, finishing in 39.25 during the semifinals
  • Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships with the 4x100m relay team, contributing to a season-best time of 39.66 and the No. 5 mark at the NCAA East Preliminary Round
  • Scored at the SEC Championship meet for the first time in his outdoor career by running the third leg of the 4x100m relay, which finished sixth in a clocking of 40.47
  • Ran a time of 21.66 in the 200m prelims at the SEC Championships
  • Zipped to second place in the 200 meters, popping off a wind-aided 20.83 effort at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge. Handled the third leg of UT's runner-up 4x100m relay (40.13) as well
  • Ran the opening leg on UT's runner-up unit in the Showcase 4x100m event at the Sea Ray Relays and was part of UT's third-place Showcase 4x400m relay (3:10.97)

  • Ran the second leg for UT's seventh-place SEC Indoor 4x400m relay unit that clocked in with a season-best 3:11.37 readout
  • Posted 60m dash PRs at the Kentucky Invitational, running 6.92 in the prelims and 6.86 in the final to place fifth
  • Ran a PR of 21.28 in the SEC 200m dash prelims but did not move on
  • Clocked a then-PR of 21.33 at the Kentucky Invitational to take runner-up honors
  • Was hampered by injuries but managed a 100m dash PR anyway
  • Posted a 10.54 result to take second in the straight sprint at the UT-UCLA Dual
  • Added a third-place finish in the 200m at that meet, covering the half-lapper in 21.23
  • Scored in his third event at the UT-UCLA Dual, handling the baton third in UT's second-place, season-best 40.21 performance
  • Had a fifth-place 100m effort of 10.68 at the Sea Ray Relays

  • Won 2009 Tennessee AAA 200m title in PR time of 21.12 and was runner-up in the 100m at 10.74
  • That 21.12 readout rated him No. 12 on Track & Field News' prep list in 2009
  • Ran 100m PR of 10.70 to win AAA Section 4 meet
  • Indoor PRs came at the 2010 KTC High School Indoor Classic, where he crossed the line in 7.06 in the 60m and 22.26 in the 200m in the prelims
  • Ran a 22.37 in the final to rate fifth in the 200...His short sprint time was good for ninth...Member of National Honor Society and DECA at WSHS

  • Born May 26, 1992, in Chesapeake, Va.
  • Majoring in recreation/sport management
  • Mother is Linda Morgan
  • Has four sisters: Jamie, Jasmine, Jamieson and Joanna
  • Recipient of the Kleber E. Dunklin Athletic Scholarship


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