Jaleel Felton
Jaleel Felton
Year: JR
Hometown: Hillsdale, N.J.
High School: Pascack Valley
Events: Sprints
Major: Communication Studies

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 200m: 22.47 (2015-16 at Fastrack National Invite)
    • 400m: 48.95 (2016-17 at David Hemery Invitational)
    • 500m: 1:04.20 (2014-15 at New England Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 11.36 (2014-15 at Mark Young Yale Invitational)
    • 200m: 21.98 (2014-15 at Mark Young Yale Invitational)
    • 400m: 48.89 (2016-17 at New England Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2015 Indoor IC4A Champion (4x400m Relay)
  • 2015 Indoor NEICAAA Runner Up (500m, 4x400m Relay)
  • 2015 Outdoor A-10 Runner Up (4x400m Relay)
  • 2015 Outdoor NEICAAA Runner Up (4x400m Relay)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished third in the 400m (51.02) and second in the 4x400m relay (3:22.34) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed eighth in the 4x400m relay (3:39.00) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished ninth in the 400m (50.01) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed 18th in the 200m (22.51) and 22nd in the 400m (49.94) at the Larry Ellis Invitational.
    • Finished second in the 400m (49.43) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Ran the 400m prelim in 49.23 at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the 400m (48.89/49.03) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished seventh in the 200m (22.74) and fourth in the 4x440m relay (3:21.75) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 400m (51.25) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:20.58) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 66th in the 400m (50.94) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed 31st in the 400m (48.95) at the David Hemery Invitational.
    • Ran 49.79s in the 400m prelim at the Atlantic 10 Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the 400m (50.35) at the Bryant Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished ninth in the 200m run, (22.47s) at the Fastrack National Invite.
    • Finished seventh in the 4x400 relay at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed fourth overall in the 200m run, (22.74s), finished third in the 500m run, (1:05.30) at the URI Coaches' Tribute Meet.
    • Finished ninth overall in the 200m run, (22.82s), fifth in the 500m run, (1:05.25) at the Donahue Games.
    • Won the 4x400 relay; Won the 400m run, (50.41s), Placed fifth in the 200m run, (22.92s) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

2014-15 

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the 4x400m relay, (3:13.16) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished third in the 200m dash, (22.76s) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished third in the 200m dash, (22.76s), and third in the 400m dash, (49.73s) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Won the 4x400m relay, (3:16.77), finished ninth in the 100m dash, (11.36s), and ninth in the 200m dash, (21.98s) at the Mark Young Yale Inviational.
    • Finished 20th in the 400m dash, (49.68s) at the George Mason Invitational.
    • Finished second in the 4x400m relay, (3:26.92), and ninth in the 200m dash, (22.70s) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Won the 4x400m relay in the second-fastest time in Rhode Island history, (3:10.84) at the ECAC Championship.
    • Placed second in the 500m dash, (1:04.20), and second in the 4x400m relay, (3:14.45) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished eighth in the 400m dash, (50.81s), and third in the 4x400m relay, (3:20.39) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 13th in the 500m dash, (1:04.69), and finished 15th in the 4x400m relay, (3:17.80) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished third in the 400m dash, (50.49s) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished 15th in the 500m dash, (1:04.90), and fifth in the 4x400m relay, (3:15.15) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Finished fourth in the 500m dash, (1:06.30), was a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished second, (3:19.40) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished 20th in the 500m dash, (1:06.46) at the NYC Gotham Cup.

High School

  • Attended Pascack Valley High School.
  • A member of the football and track & field team.
  • Was All-County 1st-team in the 4x4, All-County 1st-team in the indoor 400m, and All-North Jersey 1st-team in the outdoor 400m in 2013.
  • Was an All-American in the sprint medley in 2012.
  • Football team won the 2013 state championship with a 10-2 record.
  • Was an honor roll student.

Personal

  • Born January 5, 1996.
  • Son of Kim Garfinkel and Scott Macfie.
  • Has two brothers, Jace and Braden.
  • Lists his favorite athlete as Wilma Rudolph.
  • Majoring in Communication Studies.
  • Chose URI over Coastal Carolina and Rider.