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     Jordan Banks
    Jordan Banks

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bolingbrook, Ill.

    High School:
    Bolingbrook

    Event:
    Jumps


    06/10/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships

    Ogunleye took home top honors with a leap of 14.49 meters

    06/10/2014

    Top Flames Moment: Ogunleye Wins Triple Jump at HL Championships

    Ogunleye took home top honors with a leap of 14.49 meters

    05/04/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Competition at HL Outdoor Championships

    Men's squad finished 4th, women 5th

    05/04/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Competition at HL Outdoor Championships

    Men's squad finished 4th, women 5th

    05/03/2014

    Track & Field Concludes Day One and Two at HL Championships

    Men currently hold 4th-place; women in 5th

    Career-Best Outdoor Marks
    Long Jump:
    6.74m (4/10/14)
    Triple Jump:
    13.83m (5/02/14)

    Career-Best Indoor Marks
    Long Jump:
    6.61m (2/22/14)
    Triple Jump: 14.16m (2/22/14)

    Banks Records

    2014 Outdoor: Placed second in the long jump at the Horizon League Championships with a leap of 6.64m... Ranked third in the triple jump at the Horizon League Championships with a jump of 13.83m... Took home first place in the long jump at the College of DuPage Spring Opener with a leap of 6.65m... Earned first place in the triple jump at the Ted Haydon Invitational with a jump of 13.48m... Placed second in the long jump at the Twilight Invitational with a leap of 6.74m.

    2014 Indoor: Earned first place in the long jump at the Windy City Rumble with a leap of 13.66m... Took home first place in the triple jump and the long jump at the Margaret Bradley Invitational with jumps of 14.16m and 6.61m, respectively... Placed sixth in the long jump at the Chicagoland Championships with a leap of 6.36m.

    2013 Outdoor: Finished first in the long jump (6.43 meters) at the St. Joseph's Puma Invite, and took third in the triple jump with a leap of 13.31 meters ... Leaped 6.45 meters in the long jump at the Horizon League Championship (5/3/13), the 11th-best jump among all Horizon League competitors during the outdoor season ... Best mark in the triple jump was a measurement of 13.76 meters at the Benedictine Twilight. 2013 Indoor: Leaped 6.72 meters in the long jump at the Dick Pond Open (1/11/13), UIC's second-best mark in the event during the indoor season and the ninth-best leap in the Horizon League ... Jumped 13.67 meters in the triple jump at the Horizon League Championship (2/23/13).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Two-sport letterwinner in track and football ... qualified for the National Junior Olympics in the long jump ... qualified for the IHSA meet in the triple jump ... garnered all-conference recognition in the long and triple jump ... guided his track team to an indoor conference championship ... son of Carl and Cindy ... siblings named Tanner and Daniel ... enrolled as an Accounting major.