2018 Indoor: Competed in six meets for UMKC... Recorded a personal best distance of 13.34m in the triple jump at the Jayhawk Classic... Ran a personal best time of 22.86 in the 200-meter dash at the Nebraska Tune-Up... Competed at the WAC Indoor Track & Field Championships where he set personal records in both the 60-meter dash and the long jump.
Background: Active member of the track and field team at Kingston College ... Jumping specialist that finished in the top five at the Boys and Girls Championships every year of his high school career ... Joins the Roos after competing at the University of the West Indies previously.
High School: Attended Kingston College...
Hometown: Portmore, Jamaica
Personal: Shammawi Wellington was born on Jan. 21 in Jamaica ... Son of Hugh and Angela Wellington ... Has two brothers: Andre and Ryan ... Father was on the track and field team at Kingston College ... Business Management Major at UMKC.