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Jackson Walker Athlete Profile

Jackson Walker

Position: Multi-Events Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2014-2017 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Mission: Santiago East, Chile Last School: Idaho Falls High School


  • Parents are Eric and Karen
  • Wife is current BYU soccer player Avery Calton Walker
  • Major is biology
  • Enjoys the tv show "Arrow"

Before BYU

  • Named all-state in track
  • Took 13th place in the 2009 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics in the decathlon and placed 15th in 2010
  • Also lettered in football and basketball
  • Ravston Inspirational Award winner for sportsmanship and leadership in football
  • First-team 5A All-District 5-6 and First-team All-Area defensive back for football


Personal Bests
Time Event Venue
7.18 60 meters 2017 Air Force Invitational
11.17 100 meters 2017 BYU Robison Invitational
49.32 400 meters 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational
2:45.47 1000 meters 2017 MPSF Championships
4:32.28 1500 meters 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational
8.30 60 meter hurdles 2017 Boise State Challenge
14.96 110 meter hurdles 2017 Robison Invitational
1.95m HIgh jump 2015 BYU Cougar Invitational
4.90m Pole vault 2017 Robison Invitational
6.85m Long jump 2017 MPSF Championships
12.33m Shot put 2017 BYU Cougar Invitational
40.24m Discus 2017 Robison Invitational
57.10m Javelin 2016 BYU Robison Invitational
5397 Heptathlon 2016 MPSF Championships
7483 Decathlon 2017 BYU Robison Invitational

Career Stats

2014 | Freshman Year


  • Took seventh in the heptathlon at the Air Force Invitational


  • Took third at the California Multi Meet with 6404 points in the decathlon

2015 | Sophomore Year


  • Scored 5,237 points in the heptathlon at the BYU Cougar Indoor, good for seventh-most points in school history
  • Took eighth at the MPSF Indoor Championships in heptathlon with 5,044 points


  • Second place in the decathlon at the Robison Invitational with a personal-best score of 7,192

2016 | Junior Year


  • Finished seventh overall at the Air Force Invitational in the heptathlon with 4311 points
  • Qualified for and competed at the MPSF Indoor Track and Field Championships in the hepthalon with a total of 5397 points for sixth place overall and sixth place all-time at BYU


  • As a decathlete, placed 19th overall at the NCAA Track and Field Championships with a total of 7004 points

2017 | Senior Year


  • Took sixth place overall at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a score 5361


  • Set a personal best in the decathlon at the BYU Cougar Invitational with 7483 points
  • Qualified for the NCAA championships in the decathlon where he placed 20th overall with 6821 points