AJ Davis Jr.
AJ Davis Jr.
Height: 5-11
Weight: 231
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beulaville, NC
High School: East Duplin
Major: Sports and Exercise Science

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Placed first and set a new personal record in the discus with a mark of 41.77m at the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championships … Set a new personal record in the shot put with a throw of 11.92m and in the hammer throw with a throw of 40.66m at the Shamrock Invitational … Placed second at the Johnson C. Smith Invitational in the discus throw with a measurement of 39.47m while placing 11th in the shot put with a throw of 11.22m … Finished fifth in the shot put with a  throw of 11.16m at the Braves Track and Field Classic … Placed 11th at the Charlotte Invitational in the shot put with a mark of 11.73m, 12th in the discus (35.12m) and 12th in the hammer throw (36.67m) … Finished eighth in the hammer throw (38.48m), 10th in the discus (40.33m) and 20th in the shot put (10.30m) at the UNCW/Seahawk Invitational … Competed in indoor track placing first in the discus at the Savannah State Eye Opener with a throw of 35.66m while placing eighth in the shot put.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Had an impressive first season of collegiate competition, finishing second at the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Championship with a 38.87m toss on the discus, third in the hammer with a 37.45m personal best and seventh in the shot put with a personal best of 11.54m … Placed second at the Braves Track and Field Classic with a 36.40m mark in the discus, sixth in the hammer (31.76m) and 12th in the shot put (9.89m) … Placed sixth in the discus on three occasions, at the Lynchburg Classic (with a personal best of 39.63m), at the Duke Twilight meet (39.40.) and the Savannah State Eye Opener (36.57m) … Placed eighth at the Liberty Invitational in the discus with a 39.23m mark, 12th in the hammer throw with a 30.92m stick and 16th in the shot put with a 10.52m toss … At the International Friendship and Freedom Games, placed 11th in the discus and 15th in the shot put with tosses of 35.58m and 11.07m, respectively … Finished 16th in the shot put at the Lynchburg Classic with a 10.72m toss … Competed in the Coastal Carolina Shamrock Invitational with a 34.98m mark in the discus to place 21st.

HIGH SCHOOL 
Was a four-year letterman for Brian Aldridge at East Duplin High School … Threw a personal best of 144’0 in the discus his senior year … Placed fifth in state and was awarded most outstanding field athlete …Also lettered in football (3) and basketball (2) while earning numerous awards in football.

PERSONAL
The son of James and Jaqueline Davis has one brother, Shawn … Majoring in sports and exercise science at UNCP.

BEST PERFORMANCES
Shot Put Indoor - 12.28m @ VMI Winter Relays (02/05/11)
Weight Throw - 14.45m @ UNC Invitational (02/12/11)
Shot Put - 13.10m @ UNCW Seahawk Invitational (03/12/11)
Discus - 41.77m @ NCAA Southeast Regional (04/24/10)
Hammer -  52.08m @ Duke Twilight (05/08/11)

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