Leejhai Wells
Leejhai Wells
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Seffner, FL
High School: Central Baptist HS
Position: Men's Sprints

FRESHMAN (2017 / CROSS COUNTRY): Completed his freshman campaign by participating in two events in 2017 … made his collegiate debut at the Tusculum Open (Sept. 1), completing the course in a time of 23:24.2 (52nd) … concluded his season at the Furman Invitational (Sept. 9), crossing the finish line 174th in a time of 40:13.60.

HIGH SCHOOL: A well-rounded athlete that competed in basketball (2014), cross country (2015-16) as well as track & field at Central Baptist Christian in Brandon, Fla. … served as the guard on his basketball team where he guided the team to a 26-1 mark and a district championship … brought home the seasonal championship, while ranking first in the county, in cross country in 2015 … instrumental in helping the cross country team earn the seasonal championship and fourth place showing in the county in 2016 … a sprinter on the track & field unit that was part of the 4x100m regional finals … named as both Best Defensive Player and Best Character award winner by his basketball coaches … was a gold medalist in both the 100m and 200m in track & field … earned All-Around Runner of the Year honors, while garnering first, fourth, gold and bronze medals in cross country.

PERSONAL: LeeJhai Terrence Wells … son of Tanashia and Garrett Wells … born November 23, 1999 … ran in the 2017 Junior Olympics ... majoring in criminal justice.