Cayman Islands’ 400m sprinter, Jamal Walton, has signed a national letter of intent with the Texas A&M track and field program.

Walton, from Miramar, Florida, ranks second on the all-time high school list with a career best of 44.99 seconds, making him just the second prep athlete to break 45 seconds.

He has won the Pan-American Junior 400m title twice, in 2015 and 2017, and competed in two rounds of the 400m at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London, representing the Cayman Islands.

The spring signing group includes Roger Ethridge, a sprinter from The Woodlands College Park; Gavin Hoffpauir, a distance runner from The Woodlands; thrower Madeline O’Hanlon of Pottsboro, Texas; and C.J. Stevenson, a jumper from Great Oak High School in Temecula, California.


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