2019 - 2020 NEW YORK
BOYS TRACK & FIELD
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
BRANDON
SMITH
SPRINTS
SOUTH SHORE HS
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
6.27
55M
7.35
55M HURDLES
NO. 10
55M HURDLES RANKING
“Brandon is the most relaxed, detail-oriented athlete I have ever coached. He pays attention to every aspect of an event in order to get better, and he never allows the moment to get too big for him.”
Paul Schneider
Head Coach - South Shore coach

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-10, 145-pound senior won the 55-meter dash with a state-record time of 6.27 seconds at the indoor state meet this past winter, which ranked as the nation’s No. 4 prep performance during the 2020 indoor season. Smith also won the 55 hurdles in 7.37 seconds, while his City Championship clocking of 7.35 ranked No. 10 in the country. A two-time City Championship MVP, he also won the 2019 PSAL city title outdoors in the 110 hurdles.

Academic Achievement


Smith has maintained a B-plus average in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in track and field on scholarship at Butler Community College (Kan.).

Exemplary Character


Smith has served as a math tutor at his school and has volunteered locally on behalf of a homeless shelter and the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.