Marquis Barnes
Marquis  Barnes


Rahway, N.J.

High School:
Rahway H.S.



2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: 100m -11.64 (Penn Invite); 200m - 23.22 (Penn Invite); 400m - 51.16 (Mason Spring Invite) ... Also competed at Morgan State Legacy, Wake Forest Open and Maryland Invitational.

2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 60m (7.49 - NYC Gotham Cup); 400m (52.31 - Metropolitan Coaches Invitational) ... Member of the 4x400 relay that ran a 3:27.51 and the DMR that ran a 10:58.78 at the MEAC Championships ... Also competed at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational and the UMES Coach O Invitational.

High School: Was a member of the varsity football team from 2007-09 and a member of the varsity track and field team from 2006-09 ... track and field team was conference and county champs in 2006, 2007 and 2009, state champs in 2007 and 2009.

Personal: Born November 14, 1991 in Newark, N.J. ... Son of Reshanda Clark and Michael Barnes ... Has one sister, Monique ... Major is Accounting ... Pre-meet routine includes eating fruit, drinking water and listening to his iPod ... Personal best sports moment was winning two state championships in high school when no one thought they would ever win one race ... Plans to become a CPA and work for a Fortune 500 company after graduation ... Enjoys drawing ... Favorite movie is Friday After Next.

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