Track & Field

RahmanMinor

  • class Fifth Year
  • Hometown Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Previous School Purdue
  • Major Health Promotion
  • High school Pike HS

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2021-22 (Fifth Year) 

Outdoor

  • Earned best jump in over two years with a high jump win at the Florida Relays (7’2.25”/2.19m)
  • Jumped over seven feet in five meets in a row

  • Won high jump at the Kentucky Invitational, Florida Relays and Black and Gold Invite, placed second at Drake Relays and Joe May Invitational

  • Scored for the Cats in sixth place at SEC Championships (6’11.5”/2.12m)

Indoor

  • Placed fifth at SEC Championships (6’11”2.11m)

  • Returned to competition with a second-place finish in the high jump (7’0.5″/2.15m) at the Red Raider Open

2020-21 (Senior) 
Indoor

  • Won the high jump at the McCravy-Green Invitational with a clearance of 6’11”/2.11m

Outdoor

  • Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries in the high jump
  • Had two high-jump wins during the outdoor season, at the Weems Baskin Relays and the Kentucky Invitational

2019-20 (Junior) 

  • Bronze Medalist in the high jump at SEC Indoors (7-2.5; 2.21m)
  • Won three high jump events during the season

2018-19 (Sophomore) 
Outdoor

  • SEC eighth place in the high jump
  • NCAA Second Team All America placing 15th at the NCAA Championships
  • Drake Relays bronze medalist

Indoor

  • Season-best 7’3″/2.21m to win the McCravy on Feb. 1, moving to No. 2 on the UK all-time list
  • Placed 11th in a quality high jump competition clearing 6’11″/2.11m on his first attempt at the height. He couldn’t get over 7’1″/2.16m (his season best is 7’3″/2.21m) though, and in fact two men who did clear that height didn’t score (top eight). The winning height was 7’5.75″/2.28m.

2017-2018 at Purdue 

  • B1G fourth place in 2018 in the high jump
  • NCAA East Prelims qualifier

High School 

  • Attended Pike High School in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • All-American all four years
  • All-State his freshman, sophomore, and junior year
  • Placed eighth at state meet
  • All conference as a freshman
  • New Balance Nationals Indoor High Jump Champion as a senior
  • Career best in high jump was 7′ 0.25″ in 2017
  • Coached by Rodney White and DeDee Nathan

Personal 

  • Full name: Rahman Malik Minor
  • Pronunciation: Rah-mon
  • Birthday: November 28
  • Parent: Nicole Minor
  • Major: Health promotion
  • Hobbies: Playing PS5, watching live sports and listening to music
  • Favorite sports teams: Indianapolis Pacers and the Indianapolis Colts
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