Jelani Legohn
Jelani  Legohn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oxnard, Calif.

High School:
Oxnard HS '13

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Major:
Linguistics


06/30/2017

Aggies shine on Big West All-Academic Teams

A total of 57 student-athletes honored for their work in the classroom from winter and spring sports

05/13/2017

Clancy, Goins defend Big West titles

UC Davis adds four individual champs, women place second in team standings

05/12/2017

Beattie wins Big West title with record jump

UC Davis opens action at conference championships

04/29/2017

Bertsch sets school high jump record at Cal

Five Aggies win individual events at Brutus Hamilton Challenge

04/27/2017

Track & field heads to Cal's Brutus Hamilton meet

Aggies compete at legendary Edwards Stadium

Career Bests:

Event Mark Meet Date
400H 53.74 Causeway Classic Dual Meet 4/21/17


2017:
Earned All-Big West honorable mention in the 400H with a fifth place finish at the conference championships (53.97)... Ran a leg on the sixth place 4x400 relay squad... Won his first collegiate race at the Mondo Team Challenge (53.89)... Continued that streak with a win at Woody Wilson Classic (54.12)... Improved on that mark to claim victory at Causeway Classic in a lifetime best of 53.74... Also finished fourth at UNLV Invitational (53.87).

2016:
Finished in the top-three at five different meets... Season-best of 54.82 was set in his last race at Causeway Classic.

2015:
Saw action in seven meets, including the Big West Championships... Achieved season-best of 54.46 at Causeway Classic in the 400H, placing fourth... Earned top-five finishes at Aggie Open (54.77) and Brutus Hamilton Open (58.57).

2014:
Competed primarily in 400 hurdles but also ran leg on Aggies' 4x400 relay... Posted season-best time of 54.27 in 400H while finishing 4th at Mondo Mid-Major Challenge... Was part of winning relay (3:15.83) at Causeway Dual... Competed in hurdles at Big West Championships.

OXNARD HS '13: Four-year letterwinner in track and field... Ran both the 110 high hurdles and 300 intermediate hurdles... Ventura County champion in both events as a senior... Second-place at CIF-Southern Section Championships... All-Ventura County and Ventura County All-time Performance winner for 300H... Won Marine Corps Distinguished Male Athlete Award and was named Oxnard High School Scholar-Athlete in 2013... Finished 5th in 55-meter dash at California State High School Indoor Championships... Finished in top nine percent of his graduating class... Oxnard Federation of Teachers Scholarship Recipient.

PERSONAL: Born in Oxnard, Calif... Majoring in linguistics... Parents are Fundi Legohn and Charlene Legohn... His four siblings attended or attend four different universities throughout California... Favorite facility he's competed at is at Mt. SAC... Title of his autobiography would be, "They Didn't See Him Coming"... Has career aspirations to work as a translator or liason for the United Nations.