On May 3, 2008, Usain Bolt ran a time of 9.76 in the 100 meter race at the Jamaica International Invitational at the Jamaican National Stadium. At that time it was the second-fastest performance in the history of the 100 meter event; second only to fellow Jamaican citizen Asafa Powell’s 9.74 world record set the previous year in Rieti, Italy.
Jamaal Willis, an 18-year-old Jamaican-American student, has been accepted to six Ivy League universities in the United States. The teen who attends Barstow High School in Barstow, California has decided to attend Harvard University in the fall of 2021 on a full scholarship. According to ABC7 Eyewitness News, Willis came to the United States just four years ago, and was from a low-income household. At his high school, Willis excelled in academics and sports. The Jamaican native told the news outlet in an interview last Monday, that he was accepted into Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Duke, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth,