Events: 200 Meters (IN: 21.02; OUT: 20.21), 400 Meters (IN: 46.67; OUT: 46.97)
2018 Jamaican National Champion – 200 Meters
2018 All-SEC Second Team
2017 NAIA Indoor Champion (200 Meters)
2017 NAIA Indoor Champion (400 Meters)
2017 NAIA Outdoor Champion (4x400 Relay)
Top 10 LSU Marks
No. 4 – 4x400 Meter Relay (outdoors) – 3:00.55
2018 OUTDOOR (JUNIOR)
Earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships as the lead leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that finished third with the fourth-fastest time in LSU history (3:00.55) ... 2018 Jamaican national champion in the 200 meter dash with a career-best time of 20.21 ... lead leg of the 4x400 meter relay that took silver at the SEC Championships with a time of 3:01.98 ... claimed gold in the 200 meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou with a wind-aided time of 20.45 ... took the top spot in the 400 meter dash at the Louisiana Classics with a season-best time of 47.24 ... lead leg of the 4x400 meter relay that registered first-place finishes at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational (3:07.16), Battle on the Bayou (3:09.97), LSU Invitational (3:04.63) and NCAA East Preliminaries (3:06.26) ... earned a second-place finish in the 200 meter dash at the Miami Hurricane Invitational with a time of 20.77 ... took seventh at the LSU Invitational in the 200 meter dash with a clocking of 20.96.
2018 INDOOR (JUNIOR)
Earned First Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships as the anchor leg of the 4x400 meter relay team that placed sixth with a time of 3:05.31 ... took 12th at the SEC Championships in the 400 meter dash with a season best of 46.67 ... finished second in the 400 meter dash at the Iowa State Classic with a readout of 47.08 ... placed second at the Corky Classic in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.09 ... registered a fifth-place finish at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational in the 400 meter dash (47.31) ... placed sixth in the 200 meter dash at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational with at time of 21.37 ... earned a seventh-place finish in the 200 meter dash at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 21.21.
PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top sprinters competing in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics during his sophomore season at Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) in 2017 … Crowned the NAIA Indoor Champion in the 200-meter dash while running an indoor personal best of 21.23 in the 2017 NAIA final held at David E. Walker Track in Johnson City, Tennessee … Also captured the NAIA Indoor crown in the 400-meter dash to emerge as a two-time NAIA Indoor Champion during the 2017 season … Clocked his indoor personal best of 47.55 in the 400 meters at the UAB Vulcan Invitational held Jan. 14, 2017, at the Birmingham (Ala.) Crossplex … Won two other 200-meter titles during his sophomore season indoors in 2017 at the Emory Crossplex Invitational (21.25) and Samford Two-Day Open (21.38) … A national finalist in both the 200 meters and 400 meters at the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex in Gulf Shores, Alabama … Qualified for the NAIA Outdoor final in the 200 meters with a personal-best time of 20.90 (+0.1) in the preliminary round at the national meet … Finished sixth in the 200 meters with a wind-aided time of 21.18 (+3.0) and fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 47.12 at the 2017 NAIA Outdoor Championships … Closed out the 2017 collegiate season by anchoring SUNO to the NAIA Outdoor title in the 4x400-meter relay … Ran his lifetime personal best of 46.97 in the 400 meters in a runner-up finish at the Southern Miss Invitational held April 1, 2017, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi … Also ran a time of 20.94 (+1.8) in the 200 meters at the Southern Miss Open three weeks later … Competed at the NAIA Indoor Championships for the first time as a freshman in 2016, finishing fourth in the 200 meters and seventh in the 400 meters in his first NAIA finals … Clocked outdoor seasonal bests of 21.24 (+0.4) in the 200 and 47.49 in the 400 to highlight his freshman season at SUNO in 2016 … Transferred to LSU for the fall 2017 semester after compiling a 3.36 cumulative grade-point average in two years at SUNO.
Full name is Jahnoy Romario Thompson … Born on Feb. 16, 1996 … Father is Ezroy Thompson and mother is Pamela Patterson Thompson … Has one brother, Cordel Morris … Plans to major in management at LSU.