Junior runs fastest time in the world this year
Action heats up at 29th annual meet
Top freshman class complements All-Americans
Track and field meet now in its 29th season
Stanford returns 22 All-Americans
Stanford Invitational - April 7, 2012
Career Bests (thru 2013 indoors):
High Jump: 7-2 1/4 (2.19)
Long Jump: 23-11 1/2i (7.30)
Stanford Record Book:
High Jump: T-5th
High Jump: T-5th
Long Jump: 8th
At Stanford: Earned All-America honorable mention honors in the high jump as a freshman.
2013 Season: Indoors - Did not compete.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Jumped 7-0 1/2 in the high jump at the NCAA Championships to place 17th and earn All-America honorable mention honors ... jumped 7-1 1/2 at the NCAA West Preliminary Round to place ninth ... placed ninth at the Pac-12 Championships in the high jump at 7-0 1/4 and 19th in the long jump at 22-7 1/4. Indoors - Placed seventh in the MPSF Championships at 6-9 1/2 ... had a best of 6-11 1/2 at the UW Indoor Preview ... placed 11th at MPSF's in the long jump at 22-8 1/2 ... jumped 23-11 1/2 at the Don Kirby Invitational.
High School: A two-time Michigan Division 2 state champion in the high jump ... the 2010 and 2011 ESPN AAU Club Nationals high jump champion ... a three-time all-state performer in the high jump ... named all-region in both the high jump and the long jump all four years of high school ... the 17-2 regional champion in the high jump all four years and the 2011 champ in the long jump ... the 2011 Oakland County champion in both the high jump and the long jump ... holds the Detroit Country Day school record in the high jump with a mark of 7-2 1/4 ... the Michigan Indoor Track Series state indoor record holder in the high jump with a mark of 7-2¼ ... helped Detroit Country Day to three regional titles and a runner-up finish at the county meet in 2011 ... also played football and Detroit Country Day.
Personal: Major is undeclared, but interested in aeronautical engineering ... hopes to become a aeronautical engineer ... son of Dartis Willis and Jaqueline Moore-Willis ... siblings are Taylor and Jordan ... enjoys the saxophone, basketball, football and watching movies and ESPN.