Dezerea Bryant Runs the Fastest 200M Time in the World This Season, 22.82
Collegiate Bests HJ: 6'9.5"/2.07M 2014 (Junior) Outdoor - Placed second at the Bellarmine Classic ... Season-best clearance at 6'7"/2.01M came at the Florida Relays. Indoor - Scored at the SEC Championships, finishing eighth with a clearance at 6'9"/2.06M.
2013 (Sophomore) Outdoor - Competed in the high jump, long jump and over 200 meters ... Finished 11th in the high jump at the SEC Championships ... Personal best high jump clearance 2.07 meters / 6' 9.5" came in win at home meet Heart of the Bluegrass Classic ... Season best 200 time 23.55 was recorded at season-opening Bulls Invitational (2.0 wind) ... Season-best long jump 6.50M/21'4" was recorded at Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in Cincinnati.
Indoor - Competed in the high jump with season-best clearance 2.00M/6' 6.75" coming at the Hoosier Open in December ... Placed Ninth, just a spot outside scoring at the SEC Championship, based on attempts as he tied the top clearance of the eight-place finisher.
2012 (Freshman) Indoor - Season-best high jump mark of 1.94M/6'04.25" was second best on the team ... Reached a high jump mark of 1.93M/6'04.00" at the Polytan Invitational in Bloomington, Ind.
Outdoor - Notched a mark of 1.93M/6'04.00" at Bellarmine Invitational in Louisville.
High School Region 6 class AAA regional high jump champion as a senior ... Won the gold medal in the high jump at the Carl Deaton Classic as a junior and senior ... Holds the Anderson County High School high jump record and 4x200-meter record ... Ran track for two years where he was coached by Robert Meacham ... Played basketball throughout his four years at Anderson County High School, and played football as a senior ... Basketball team won the regional championship during the 2008-09 season ... Football team was regional runner-up during his senior season ... Was a DARE role model and member of the Principal's Advisory Council.
Personal Son of Roy and Robin Ratliff ... Has one younger brother, Ross ... Cousin Ted Ratliff was a pitcher for Boston College.