Russell Nielson
Javelin High Jump #0
Ht
6'
3"
Class
Junior
Hometown
Nephi, 
Utah
Last School
Juab High School
Roster Years
2012-2013


Personal

  • Parents are Gary and Lauren Nielson
  • All of his brothers have competed as collegiate track athletes
  • Favorite movie is Forest Gump
  • Likes hunting, fishing and anything physical
  • Lettered in cross country, basketball and track in high school
  • Majoring in exercise and wellness

Before BYU

  • Seven individual 2A state championship titles, including three in high jump (sophomore, junior and senior years), two in discus (junior and senior years) and two in javelin (junior and senior years).
  • Utah 2A High School state record holder in high jump with a height of 7' 1/2"

Career Stats

Mission

  • Joao Pessoa
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2012

Junior Year 2013

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year