AJ Beynon
High Jump
Huntington Beach, 
Last School
Edison High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Doug and Grace Beynon
  • Married to Natalia Beynon
  • Has two siblings
  • His father, Doug, played football and ran track at BYU
  • Major: Exercise Science
  • Mission: Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil (2016-18)
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Arizona State, Duke, UCLA, UCSB, USC and Yale
  • Enjoys surfing, hiking, camping and chilling at the beach 

Before BYU

  • Three-time All-State in California (2013-2015)
  • Third-best decathlon score all-time in Orange County
  • 2014 first-team All-League defensive back
  • Distinguished Student recognition (ROP Sports Med)
  • Named California football All-State (2013)
  • Edison High School Hall of Fame


Indoor Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
6.50m/21-4 LJ 2021 Weber State Invitational
2.04m/6-8.25 HJ 2020 BYU Indoor Invitational
5127 (score) Hep. 2021 BYU Cougar Indoor III


Outdoor Personal Bests
Mark/Time Event Meet
22.73 200m 2021 UVU Collegiate
15.05 110H 2021 UVU Collegiate
2.11m/6-11 HJ 2019 BYU Robison Invitational
6720 (score) Dec. 2021 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019


  • Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Round in the high jump (Did not clear a height at the competition)
  • Cleared a career-best 2.11m/6-11 at the Robison Invitational to qualify for the NCAA West Prelims
  • Competed in seven meets during the 2019 outdoor season
Sophmore Year 2020


  • Jumped his season-best mark of 2.04m/6' 8.25" at the 2020 BYU Indoor Invitational
  • Competed in five meets during the 2020 indoor season
Junior Year 2021

Indoor (2021)

  • Set a personal-best mark of 6.50m/21-4 in the men’s LJ at the Weber State Invitational.
  • Recorded a personal-best heptathlon score of 5127 at the BYU Cougar Indoor III.

Outdoor (2021) 

  • Set personal bests in the men’s 200m (22.73) and 110H (15.05) at the UVU Collegiate. Finished fourth in the 110H. 
  • Finished first and recorded a personal-best decathlon score of 6720 at the BYU Cougar Invitational. 
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year