|Hometown:||West Chester, Ohio|
|High School:||Lakota West|
|60-Indoor||7.29||Midwest Elite Invite||2/10/2018|
|60 Hurdles-Indoor||8.35||UAA Championships||2/25/2018|
|High Jump-Indoor||1.77m||Midwest Elite Invite||2/10/2018|
|110 Hurdles-Outdoor||14.95||WashU Invite||3/31/2018|
|400 Hurdles-Outdoor||53.52||NCC Gregory Final Qualifier||5/16/2018|
--Two-time UAA Outdoor Track Champion: 2018 (400m Hurdles-54.09, 4x400m Relay-3:18.36)
INDOOR: Named the UAA Athlete of the Week on March 4 as a member of the 4x400m Relay ... Academic All-UAA.
INDOOR: Earned all-UAA Indoor honors with third-place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.35).
OUTDOOR: Qualified for NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships with the nation's sixth fastest 4x400m relay (3:13.50) ... USTFCCCA Midwest All-Region as a member of the regions third fastest 4x400m relay team (3:13.50) which was ran at the North Central College Gregory Final Qualifier (5/16) ... Helped the Bears to the University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Track & Field Championship with event titles in the 400m hurdles (54.09) and the 4x400m relay (3:18.36) while adding all-UAA honors in the 110m hurdles with a third place finish (15.48) ... Named the UAA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week on March 26 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner in football and four-year letterwinner in track and field at Lakota West High School … Team captain … Honorable-mention Ohio All-Conference … Ohio Regional Runner-Up … Placed 1st at conference in 110m hurdles and 300m hurdles ... Placed 1st at regionals in 300m hurdles and 4th at 110m hurdles ... Finished 6th at Ohio Division 1 state in 300m hurdles and 11th at 110m hurdles ... Presidential All-Academic Award … GMC All-Academic Award … High Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Majoring in biomedical engineering … Son of Anthony and Pamela Whitaker … Cousin of NBA champion Brandon Williams ... Rodriguez Scholar.
FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHT VIDEO: https://www.hudl.com/video/3/3818711/587acf443df53a180c58a615