Preston Smith
Preston  Smith
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pembroke, Ga.

High School:
Southeast Bulloch HS

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
12/14/1995


08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

05/26/2017

70+ GT Student-Athletes Participate in Summer Internships

Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations

03/17/2017

Jackets Win Seven Events at Yellow Jacket Invitational

Georgia Tech track and field posted seven wins and nine career bests

01/13/2017

Jackets Compete in Day One of Commodore Invitational

Georgia Tech track and field records four career bests on day one

2016 Track:
Indoor: Competed in the triple jump at five indoor meets … Finished fifth in the triple jump at the Conference Clash with a mark of 14.58m (47-10). Placed sixth in triple jump at Doc Hale VT Elite Meet with a mark of 14.24m (46-8.75)…Finished sixth at the Vanderbilt Invitational in the triple jump with a mark of 14.22m (46-8.00). Outdoor: Competed in the triple jump at four meets, as well as the long jump at the Alabama Relays and the 200m at the Tiger Track Classic … Finished seventh in the triple jump at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a personal-best leap of 14.70m (48-2.75) … Finished ninth in the triple jump at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a mark of 14.69 (48-2.5).

2015 Track:
Indoor: Placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 14.24 meters (46-8.75) at the Orange & Purple Classic … Placed ninth at the ACC Championships with a season-best leap of 14.42 meters (47-3.75). Outdoor: Placed second in the triple jump (13.79m (45-3) at the Georgia Spec Towns Invite … Logged a PR in the triple jump (14.53m; 47-8) for 10th at the ACC Championships … Recorded a season-best long jump (6.46m; 21-2.5) at the Yellow Jacket Invite.

High School:
Lettered four years in track under head coach Jeremy Gantt, four seasons in basketball under head coach John Page and one season in cross country under head coach Toby Davis at Southeast Bulloch High School in Brooklet, Ga. ... Was named team MVP in track in 2014 ... AAA State Champion in the triple jump in 2014 ... Holds Southeast Bulloch High School's record in triple jump, long jump and high jump ... Member of the Honor Roll.

Personal:
Full name is Preston Jerome Smith ... Son of Dwayne and Kathy Smith ... Born Dec. 14, 1995 in Statesboro, Ga. ... Brother to Jeramy ... Chose Georgia Tech because of the academics, the sports programs and the close proximity to his hometown ... Majoring in business administration.