• Two Outdoor National Champions
  • 9 Indoor Individual All-Americans
  • 18 Outdoor Individual All-Americans
  • 7 Indoor UAA Team Championships
  • 5 Outdoor UAA Team Championships

Getting to Know..

GETTING TO KNOW JASON CAMPBELL

Name: Jason Campbell

Favorite Food: American food - burgers and fries / chicken tenders and fries

Favorite Movie: Cool Runnings / White Men Can't Jump / Lean On Me

Favorite Television Show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Favorite Musical Artist: Michael Jackson

A word to describe me when I am competing: Unrivaled

A word to describe me when I'm not competing: Energetic

My most memorable athletic moment was:  Winning the 400 meter dash almost directly after finishing 2nd in the 1600 m (mile) in 4:27.

What I like most about Emory:  The people, the level of academics, and most importantly the track team

I would like to switch places for the day with:  Will Smith

My favorite place on the Emory campus:  Arjeme's room

Favorite athlete:  Jeremy Wariner

The sports teams I followed when I was younger:  Washington Redskins, and Chicago Bulls

My favorite class at Emory and why:  Intro to Ethics because my professor is so knowledgeable and comedic. 

The people who have helped me most at Emory are and why:  Yasmeen Elmelige, a junior in the college, has helped me a tremendous amount in picking my schedules since we are both pre-med and both anthropology majors.

Any pre-meet/competition rituals:  I kiss my spikes before I put them on.

The sport I would be playing if I wasn't running/on the track and field team:  Soccer

If I could have dinner with only three people in history, they would be:  Muhammad Ali, Martin Luther King Jr. and Martin Lawrence

Ten years from now I see myself: In my medical residency on my way to becoming a sports medicine physician, and one day team trainer for the Washington Redskins.

The best advice I have ever been given and who gave it to you:  "Don't be afraid to be yourself" - my dad
 
What is something that very few, if any, people know about you:  My middle name is Lionel and I am claustrophobic.