Grant Newman
Grant Newman
Year: RS-So.
Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
Previous School: Augusta Christian
Event: Jumps/Hurdles

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Competed in seven meets on the year…Took first at the Paine/GRU Open in high jump with (1.87m)…At the Cougar Invitational, took first in triple jump with 23.32m and sixth in 110H with 18.75…Personal best: 110H (18.12), 400m (58.20), long jump (6.58m).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Augusta Christian in 2013…Lettered in football and track and field…3-AAA Champion for long jump (2012), 400 hurdles (2012,2013), and triple jump (2013)…Named Most Valuable Runner in 2013 and was a 3-AAA Region Champion in 2012-13.

PERSONAL: Son to Keith and Susan Newman and brother to Bryan (34), Travis (31), and Haleigh (20)…Plans on majoring in business management…Enjoys riding and working on motorcycles, riding BMX, playing disc golf, and wakeboarding at the lake…Goals are to help his teammates become GRU Div. II National Champions…Lists Tim Tebow as the person he admires most and Trey Canard as his favorite athlete…Considers “The Little Rascals” to be his favorite movie…He’d like to eat dinner with Travis Pastrana…Florida-Georgia line is his favorite band.