2001-02: Ranked as one of Tech?s top 400-meter performers?A member of the Jackets? ACC champion 4x400 relay during both the indoor and outdoor seasons?Earned all-conference honors as a member of these relays?Top 4x400 time (3:06.26) came at the ACC Outdoor Championships and was a NCAA provisional mark?Placed fourth in the 400 at the conference indoor championships and ninth at the outdoor championships?Career-best time in the 400 (47.12) came at the Yellow Jacket Invitational?Top indoor 400 performance (48.35) came at the ACC outdoor meet?Owned the team?s second-fastest outdoor mark and third-best indoor performance?ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2000-01: Logged a career-best and Tech season-best time of 47.23 in the 400 to place fifth at the ACC Outdoor Championships...Placed seventh at the ACC Indoor Championships with a time of 49.33 in the same event...Placed third in the 400 at the indoor season-opening Wildcat Speed Meet...Ran an indoor season-best 48.91 at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Also a member of Tech?s 4x400 relay team, which placed third at the Snowbird Invitational and fourth at the ACC Outdoor Championships... The team also competed at the Penn Relays...Member of ACC Academic Honor Roll.
1999-2000:Turned in a solid rookie campaign, earning All-ACC honors during the indoor season and garnered All-America accolades during the outdoor year...Turned in a personal best time in the the indoor 400 at the ACC meet with his 48.34 in the finals...Was part of Tech?s 4x400 ACC Indoor Champion team to earn All-ACC honors...Teamed with Michael Johnson, Aaron Sink and Bryan Swarn in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Championships in Durham, N.C., as the group ran a 3:05.46 and finished sixth to earn All-America recognition...Recorded a personal 400-meter outdoor best of 47.67 at the Duke Invitational earlier in the year.
High School: Two-year captain and four-year letterman for Mark Cutbirth at Westminster High School ? Lettered in football one season ? Was a 400-meter state champion in 1998 and ?99 ? Helped Westminster win the 1999 team state championship ? Member of 4x400 relay team that placed second in the state in 1999 ? Was part of 4x100 state title winner in 1997 ? Helped Westminster claim four-straight region titles ? A member of 1996 4x400 Junior Olympic national champions ? Was voted two-time most outstanding performer at Westminster ? 1997-99 All-State selection as voted by Georgia Coaches Association ? 1999 all-metro honoree and 1997-99 all-city selection by Atlanta Journal-Constitution? Holds school 400 meter record and on school record 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams.
Personal: Sharif Jamaal Azim ? Born February 8, 1981 ? Parents are Abdullah and Brenda Azim ? Majoring in management.
Personal Bests Indoor 400 Meters 48.34 2000 ACC Championships Outdoor 400 Meters 47.12 2002 Yellow Jacket Invitational