The emerging Track and Field career of Vincentian athlete, Desroy Jordan, has received a boost with his enrolment at the Vincennes University in Indiana, USA.
Jordan, who has taken to the 400m as his pet event, will not only be looking to enhance his capabilities and prowess in the event, but also gain a degree in Massage Therapy.
This is the double delight of the 21-year-old, a former student of the Georgetown Secondary School, who also had a short stay at the Edwin Allen High School in Jamaica, from 2018 to 2019.
At Edwin Allen, Jordan received a Track and Field award in 2019, for his contribution his team.
A Junior Carifta Games Under-18 finalist in the Bahamas in 2018, Jordan also represented St Vincent and the Grenadines at the Trinidad and Tobago Championships, also in 2018, and last year, in the inaugural CANOC Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe, as well as at the XXII Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
The Commonwealth Games proved to be his best outing; there he clocked his personal best in the 400m, with 47.29s.
Jordan was the lone Vincentian Track athlete to achieve a personal best at the Commonwealth Games.
He is a member of the X-Cel Track Club that competes in local and regional Track and Field meets and championships.