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  Django Lovett

Django Lovett

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Surrey, British Columbia

High School:
Brookswood Secondary School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 165

Event:
High Jump

Experience:
1L

07/07/2013

Lovett Just Misses High Jump Finals at 27th Summer Universiade

UNM senior-to-be Django Lovett was solid in the men's high jump at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia, but couldn't advance to the finals.

06/23/2013

Consistency the Story in Review of 2012-13 Track & Cross Country

Joe Franklin's cross country and track & field teams showed some talent as they racked up the honors and the championships in the 2012-13 season.

06/22/2013

Former Track Athletes Post Solid Results at National Championships

Floyd Ross and Alesha Walker competed in the U.S., while Jarrin Solomon (Trinidad and Tobago) and Django Lovett (Canada) competed abroad.

06/15/2013

Ross, Walker Head to USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

Former Lobos Floyd Ross and Alesha Walker will compete in the USA Outdoor Championships, while current Lobo Django Lovett takes aim in Canada.

06/08/2013

All-Americans Ross and Caldwell Lead Lobos at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Floyd Ross goes four-for-four in scoring at NCAAs, while Luke Caldwell captures school's first-ever

02/08/2013

Don Kirby Elite Invitational

The Lobos hosted a preeminent field of teams at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

01/25/2013

New Mexico Invitational

UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

NEW MEXICO

2013 Indoor: Competed at for meets, three in the high jump ... Cleared nearly identical heights in the high jump during the regular season, registering marks of 6-10 1/4 (2.09m) at the New Mexico Invitational (placing first) and 6-10 3/4 (2.10m) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (placing seventh) ... Also competed once in the 60-meter dash, clocking a respectable time of 7.27* ... Won the Mountain West Championship in the high jump, clearing 6-11 to earn his first indoor MW crown.

2013 Outdoor: High jumped at seven meets, placing top-three five times ... Opened with a 6-9 3/4 (2.08m) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, taking third ... Registered the same mark--6-11 (2.11m)--at three straight meets, placing second at the Air Force Triangular, tying for second at the Beach Invitational and placing third at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational ... Duplicated his victory at the indoor conference championships, winning the high jump at the Mountain West Championships with a mark 7 1/2 (2.15m) ... Qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary championships, taking sixth with a clearance of 7-1 (2.16m) ... Tied for 21st at the NCAA Championships with a mark of 6-8 3/4 (2.05m).

2012 Indoor: Did not compete

2012 Outdoor: Competed four times in the long jump, coming back after missing all of the indoor season and half of the outdoor campaign ... In his first meet of 2012, lept 6-11 3/4 at the Mt. SAC Relays, claiming fifth overall and third collegiately ... Claimed 6th at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, clearing 6-7 ... Took runner-up honors at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, leaping 6-10 1/4 to nab All-MW honors ... Qualified to the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, clearing 7-1 1/2 to place 11th and come within a quarter inch of a personal best (7-1 3/4) ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships for a second-straight year and placed 19th with a clearance of 7 1/2.

2011 Indoor: Won the high jump at the New Mexico Invitational at the end of January, notching a 7'-0.25" (2.14 meters) mark ... Finished in a seven-way tie for fifth at the UW Husky Classic, posting a 6'-9.5" (2.07m) jump ... 3rd place at the 2011 Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships, registering a 6'-8.25" (2.04m) mark.

2011 Outdoor: Runner-up in the high jump at UTEP Invitational with a jump of 6'-11.75" (2.13m) ... Fourth place in the high jump at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, reaching 6'-9.5" (2.07m) ... 2011 Mountain West Conference Outdoor Champion in the high jump, with a 7'-1.75" (2.18) mark ... Participated in the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship, with mark of 6'-8.75" in the high jump, placing 22nd.

HIGH SCHOOL

Nominated for the Canadian Youth Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... 2009 British Columbia Youth Athlete of the Year ... Jumped a personal best 7-1 1/4 his senior year ... 3-time provincial champion ... Head of the Class ... Canadian youth high jump record holder.

PERSONAL

Son of Catherine and John ... Name is pronounced jang-o; the "d" is silent ... Has two siblings, Tay and Isaiah ... Hobbies include hanging out with friends, laughing and watching movies ... Favorite food is Chinese food ... Favorite athlete is Javier Sotomayor ... Majoring in business.

PERSONAL BESTS

Indoor
High Jump: 7 1/4 (2.14m)

Outdoor
High Jump: 7-1 3/4 (2.18m)

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

• Honorable Mention Outdoor All-American: 2012
• All-Mountain West Indoor Team: 2011 (High Jump) & 2013 (HJ)
• All-Mountain West Outdoor Team: 2011 (High Jump), 2012 (HJ) & 2013 (HJ)


* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol

Thursday, April 17
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mt. SAC Relays
Saturday, April 19
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Long Beach State Invitational
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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