LaeJon Brooks
LaeJon Brooks
Birth Date: 08/07/1985
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: West Orange
Position: Hurdles
2004-2005:
Indoors: Ran a 7.65 in the 55 hurdles at ICAAAA's...Placed third in the 55 hurdles at the New England Championships...Placed second in the 55 hurdles a the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships...Won the 55 meter hurdles at the Rhody Mega meet...Placed seventh in the 55 hurdles at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games...

2003-2004:
Outdoors Placed sixth overall and posted a personal best (14.36) in the 110-meter hurdles at the ICAAAA Outdoor Championships ... placed sixth overall at the New England Championships in the 110 hurdles ... also captured two second-place finishes at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championships while also capturing Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year honors.
Indoors Did not compete.

High School:
Ran track for coach Emring ... captained the team from 2000 through 2003 ... awarded New Jersey all-state honors in 2002 in the 400 hurdles and again in 2003 in the both the 400 hurdles and the 110 hurdles ... all-area 2003 Performance of the Year ... 2003 Adidas All-American in the 400 hurdles ... team MVP in 2001-2003 ... NHC Team Conference Champ ... all-conference from 2000-2003 ... Mountaineer Club Athlete of the Year 2003 ... all-conference and all-county for football.

Personal:
Born on August 8, 1985 ... son of Carl and Sophia Brooks ... worked as a camp counselor in 2003 ... hobbies include video games, weightlifting and music ... most memorable experience was being named All-American in the 400 hurdles at the Adidas Outdoor Track and Field Championships.