Nnamdi Agwu
Nnamdi Agwu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
Mullen

Last College:
Jackson State

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
08/20/1987

Experience:
3L


2009 (Junior): Nnamdi started the indoor season with a first- place finish in the triple jump (14.43m) at the Air Force All-Comers Meet (Jan. 16). He would go on to grab another victory in the triple jump (14.36m) at the Wyoming Robert Shine Invitational (Feb. 20), and also score twice at the MWC indoor championships (Feb. 26) with a sixth-place finish in the triple jump (14.72m) and an eighth-place finish in the long jump (6.63m). He got things rolling during the outdoor season, scoring at the Wyoming Gem City Duals (April 18) with a third-place finish in the triple jump (13.75m) and a third-place finish in the long jump (6.34m). He claimed first place in the triple jump (14.42m) at the Colorado State Ram Open (May 9). Nnamdi scored at the MWC championships (May 13) with an eighth-place finish in the long jump (6.48m) and a second-place finish in the triple jump (15.08m), which was a regional-qualifying mark. Nnamdi finished his junior season at the NCAA Midwest Regional meet.

2008 (Sophomore): Nnamdi scored twice during the indoor season, both coming at the MWC indoor championships (Feb. 28) as he placed fifth in the triple jump (14.49m) and fifth in the long jump (6.85m). His first victory in the triple jump (13.99m) during the outdoor season came at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (April 25) where he also finished fourth in the long jump (6.25m). He scored at the first annual Front Range Championships (May 3) as he claimed second place in the triple jump (14.46m). He finished the season with two scores at the MWC championships (May 14) finishing eighth in the long jump (6.68m) and second in the triple jump (14.34m).

2007: Redshirted

2006 (Freshman) (Jackson State University): During his time at Jackson State he garnered SWAAC all-conference honors in the triple jump, was named track freshman of the year and was part of the SWAAC indoor conference championship team.

High School: Nnamdi lettered in football, basketball and track at Mullen High School in Denver, Colo. He garnered all-state honors in the triple jump and was a member of a track team that won four 4A state championships.

Personal: Nnamdi was born Aug. 20, 1987, to Emma and Cosmas Agwu in Denver, Colo. He has two older siblings, Chinaka and Ogechi, and one younger, Kelechi. He is a dietetics major.

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