Derrian Wright
Derrian Wright
Year: So.
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
Previous School: Archer High School
Event: Sprints

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2019: Named NCAA All Region … Competed in all seven meets on the season … Finished first in the 4x400 at the Victor Ice Breaker duals with a time of 3:28.23 … Also took first in the 800m at the Adidas Trojan Challenge with a time of 1:56.39 … Posted a new school record in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:18.89 … Recorded six top-three finishes and 11 top-10 finishes.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2018: Recorded results in eight events across five meets … Competed in the 400 meters, 800 meters, and 4x400 relay … Best finish was third in the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.94 at the Braves Track Classic … Had two top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Ga. and graduated in 2017 … Lettered in track, cross country, and swimming … Region finalist for track in 2015 and 2016 … Cross country regional finalist in 2017 … 2017 Region Champion for 800 meter and 2017 state qualifier … Team won the 2016 region championship for the 4x800 and took 10th in state overall as a team.

PERSONAL: Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 28, 1999 … Son to Shevanees and Douglas Wright and brother to Morgan Wright … Plans on studying biology