Djdade Denson
Djdade  Denson


Milwaukee, Wis.

High School:
University School




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Personal Bests (as of June 2017):

60 meters: 7.29 seconds
Long Jump
: 7.08 meters/23-2.75 feet (No. 6 all-time at MU)
Triple Jump: 14.24 meters/46-8.75 feet (No. 6 all-time at MU)

Long Jump:
6.93 meters/22-9 feet
Triple Jump:
14.19 meters/46-6.75 feet (No. 8 all-time at MU)

Indoor (Sr.): Placed fourth in the triple jump at the 2017 Blue and Gold Invitatinal with a leap of 13.82 meters (45-4.25 feet) ... Took sixth in the long jump at the same meet (6.82 meters/22-4.5 feet).

Indoor (Jr.): Placed top-five in either long jump or triple jump in all three meets he competed in ... Captured second place in the triple jump (14.24 meters/46-8.75 feet), a personal best, and fifth in the long jump (6.79 meters/22-3.5 feet) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... Won both the long jump (6.97 meters/22-10.5 feet) at the UW Parkside Fall Finale and triple jump (14.14 meters/46-4.75 feet) at the 2016 Blue & Gold Invitational.
Outdoor (Jr.): At the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placed third in the triple jump (13.93 meters/45-8.5 feet) and 11th in the long jump (6.14 meters/20-1.75 feet) ... Won the triple jump competition at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge with a leap of 14.19 meters (46-6.75 feet).


All-BIG EAST, Triple jump
Indoor (So.): Competed in both the long jump and triple jump for MU ... Began the indoor season at the John Tierney Quadrangular (January 23), where he placed third in the triple jump (44-9.5/13.65) and fourth in the long jump (222-3.75/6.80) ... Took second in the triple jump at the Wisconsin Open (22-7.75/6.90 meters) ... Finished fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the long jump, leaping 22-5.75/6.85 meters (February 26).
Outdoor (So.): 
Participated in the long jump and triple jump ... Set a personal-best and nineth-overall program record in the triple jump at the BIG EAST Championships (45-11.25/14.00 meters) ... Notched third in the long jump (22-.75/6.72 meters) at the UW-Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet.

Indoor (Fr.): Began his collegiate career at the Wisconsin Open, competing in the long jump and triple jump, placing in fourth and third place, respectively ... Finished in third place at the John Tierney Triangular in the long jump with a distance of 6.87 meters (22' 6.5") ... Set his career-best time in the 60-meter dash at the Panther TuneUp (7.29) ... Had a career day at the BIG EAST Indoor championship, setting personal bests in the long jump with a distance of 6.94 meters (22' 9.25"), and a distance of 13.66 meters (44' 9.75") in the triple jump ... Denson finished in second place in the triple jump, and took home third in the long jump.
Outdoor (Fr.): Denson opened his outdoor collegiate career at the SIU Bill Cornell Spring Classic with a third place finish in the long jump, recording a distance of 6.73 meters (22' 1") ... Denson concluded his outdoor slate, never finishing worse than eight place in either the long jump or the triple jump.

Prior to Marquette: Denson was a four-time letter winner in track and field at The University School of Milwaukee ... Served as team captain as a junior ... Left the University School with the program's long jump record at 22 feet, 7 inches ... Personal best in the triple jump is 46 feet, 1 inch ... Won the state championship in the boys triple jump as a senior in 2014 and was runner-up in the long jump ... State runner-up in the triple jump as a junior and was sixth at the state meet as a freshman and sophomore in the event ... Four-time state meet qualifier in both the long and triple jumps ... Also earned four letters in basketball and played two seasons of football ... Four-time all-conference basketball player and member of school's 1,000-point club ... Played AAU basketball with McDonald's All-American and UCLA signee Kevon Looney.

Personal: Denson was born in Milwaukee to Shieda Denson and Ronald Johnson... Has five siblings... Remi, Dar, Ronald, Dalia and Lalia Johnson... Plans to major in environmental engineering.

Championships History:

BIG EAST Indoor Championships
Long Jump: 5th (6.79 meters/22-3.5 feet)
Triple Jump: 2nd (14.24 meters/46-8.75 feet)
Long Jump:
5th (22-5.75/6.85 meters)
Triple Jump: 7th (43-7.75/13.30 meters)
Long Jump: 3rd (22-9.25/6.94 meters)
Triple Jump: 2nd (44-9.75/13.66 meters)

BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
Long Jump: 11th (6.14 meters/20-1.75 feet)
Triple Jump: 2nd (14.24 meters/46-4.75 feet)
Long Jump:
8th (21-8.75/6.62 meters)
Triple Jump: 
3rd (45-11.25/14.00 meters)
Long Jump: 8th (21-1.25/6.43 meters)
Triple Jump: 7th (43-11.75/13.40 meters)


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