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News · Ledell a National Champion

Courtesy WLTX

 While competing in the New Balance Outdoor Nationals on Saturday River Bluff’s own DJ (Desmond) Ledell set won the national title in the the boys triple jump.
Ledell, a Clemson commit, successfully jumped 50 feet six inches to claim the title. His winning distance was the same as Chris Brown of Hanrahan, SC in 2011 but Brown’s was wind-aided. Ledell was three inches away from making the top 10 all-time list in the triple jump event in the New Balance nationals.
Ledell won for state titles while at River Bluff as well. It looks like Clemson found themselves a star.

Ledell is a 4 time state triple jump champion and 2017 long jump champion for South Carolina.