Maurice Simpson
Maurice  Simpson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Milwaukee, Wisc.

High School:
Rufus King

Last College:
Kentucky

Event:
Sprints


2017 Track:
Outdoor: Turned in a personal-best time of 10.75 in the 100m dash at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial … also ran a 10.77 in the 100m dash at the Tom Jones Memorial … recorded a career-best time of 21.78 in the 200m dash at the Georgia Tech Invitational … also ran a time of 21.81 in the 200m dash at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial.

High School: Attended Rufus King High School in Milwaukee, Wisc. … a four-year letterwinner in track and field as a sprinter … named 2015 state champion in 100m and 200m events … also a three-time city conference champion in 200m and a two-time city conference champion in 100m … named all-state in 100m and 200m in 2015 after earning all-state in 100m in 2014 … was a five-time USATF Youth All-American in 100m and 200m … medaled in top 3 at AAU nationals at the age of 12.

Personal: Full name is Maurice Xavier Simpson … born Jan. 1, 1997 … son of Kimberly and Thomas Simpson … has one sibling – Tajh … intends to major in business … chose Tech because of Institute’s academics and the track and field/cross country program … enjoys fishing and karate in his spare time.