--Donald Sanford, American-Israeli Runner Qualifies last minute for London 2012 (Algemeiner.com/July 6, 2012)
--US-born sprinter to compete for Israel (TimesofIsrael.com/July 6, 2012)
2009 Outdoor: Redshirted... 2009 Indoor: Ran the 400m dash in three meets and won the first two of the year... ran an indoor-best 46.76 to win the Mountain `T' Invitational... provisionally qualified for the national meet in the 400m dash in twice... placed eighth at the MPSF Championships... helped the 4x400m relay to the MPSF Championship title... relay also won the race at the Friday Night Challenge and the Mountain `T' Invitational.
Morgan State: Competed for one season at MSU (Baltimore, Md.)... recorded a seasonal-best time of 46.92 to place second at the IC4A Championships... qualified and competed in the NCAA Mid-East Region meet.
Central Arizona: Earned his Associates degree from Central Arizona College (Coolidge, Ariz.) in 2007... member of two NJCAA Outdoor Championship teams (2006 and 2007)... finished sixth in the 400m dash at both outdoor national meets.
High School: A 2005 graduate of City Honors High School (Inglewood, Calif.)... lettered in track & field and basketball twice each and once in cross country... won the 400m dash at the CIF Division III Championships... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Major is exploratory... parents are Donald Sanford, Jr. and Debra Blair... has three siblings: brothers Donnell and Peter Suggs and sister Cocoa... sister Cocoa played basketball and ran track at Arizona... Peter Suggs played football at Morehouse College... born February 5, 1987, in Los Angeles... full name is Donald Eugene Sanford.
Personal Bests • 200: 21.40 • 400: 46.24