University of Iowa Athletics
Hurdles/Jumps

Will Cranford

Class Fr.
Hometown Detroit, Mich.
High School Inkster

2009 — Track – redshirted.

High School — placed seventh at Nike Indoor National meet in long jump (22-3)… Dye Stat national indoor qualifier… two-time runner-up in long jump (22-2 1/4) at state meet, earning first team all-state honors… eight-time conference champion, winning three titles in 110-meter hurdles, three in 300-meter hurdles and two in long jump… his team won three conference titles… set school records in long jump (22-10), 110-meter hurdles (13.9) and 300-meter hurdles (38.3)… four-time all-league and three-time all-region honoree… two-time team captain and MVP… lettered two years in basketball… four-year honor roll student… track coaches were Eugene Thomas and James Hall.

Personal — born August 29, 1990… guardian is Jazmine Cranford… his cousin, Alvin Cranford, played eight season for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.