Taiheem Pleasant | Sprints/Hurdles



169Tai-Pleasant_IMG_7063.jpgHeight: 5-11

Year: Junior

Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.

Previous School: Lincoln Northeast

Major: Environmental Science

2012-13 Bests
INDOOR
200 meter dash: 23.36 (Polar Dog Dual)
400 meter dash: 49.99 (GPAC Championships)
4x400 meter relay: 3:15.71 (NAIA National Championships) *school record
OUTDOOR
100 meter dash: 10.94 (Concordia Invite)
200 meter dash: 21.85 (GPAC Championships)
400 meter hurdles: 53.94 (UNK Invite)
4x100 meter relay: 41.95 (GPAC Championships)
4x400 meter relay: 3:15.05 (Drake Relays)

Honors
2014 NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier (4x100m relay, 4x400m relay)
2014 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (100m, 4x100m relay)
2014 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (200 meters)
2013 NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier (400 hurdles)
2013 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (200m, 400 hurdles, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay)
2013 NAIA Indoor All-America (4x400m relay)
2013 GPAC Indoor All-Conference (400m, 4x400m relay-1st)
2011 NAIA Outdoor National Qualifier (400 hurdles, 4x400m relay)
2011 GPAC Outdoor All-Conference (400 hurdles, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay)
2011 NAIA Indoor National Qualifier (4x400m relay)

High School

Taiheem was a Lincoln Northeast for three years ... He was coached by John Snoozy ... He lettered three years ... His junior and senior years he qualified for the state track meet ... He also played football, soccer, and was a member of the swimming team.

Personal
Born on August 1 in Lawrance, Kansas ... Son of Latoya Cox ... Has three brothers, one older and two younger ... describes himself as a really good joke teller ... flew to Georgia with the Air Force during 2013 offseason.