Jeff Henderson’s best jump of the season resulted in winning an Olympic gold medal Saturday at the 2016 Rio Games.

A product of Stillman College, Henderson secured the win on his sixth and final attempt with a jump of 27 feet, 6 inches.

While at Stillman, Henderson won the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field championship in the 100-meter dash and long jump.  He was also named 2013 SIAC Track & Field Athlete of the Year.

Kenn Rashad
Founding Editor & Publisher of HBCU Sports and a graduate of Grambling State University.

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