Ronald Collins
Ronald Collins
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Kathleen, Ga.
Position: Hurdles
Major: Physical Therapy
Last School: Veterans HS

2013-14 Indoor:  Collected three top-15 finishes in the 55-meter hurdles, 60-meter hurdles and 200-meter dash…Posted a best finish of 7th in the 60-meter hurdles (9.06) at the UNCG Spartans Team Challenge…Ran a top time in the 55-meter hurdles of 8.15 in the preliminaries of the Mountaineer Open, where he also tallied a best time in the 55-meter dash of 6.91…Recorded a time of 8.73 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Hilton Garden Invitational and 24.35 in the 200-meter dash at the Niswonger Invitational…Teamed up with Damian Grady, Kyle Jones and Cameron Pratt to finish 4th in the 4x400-meter relay at the A-Sun Championships.

High School: 
Attended Veterans High School where he ran for head coach Steven Ruzic…Lettered in track and field…Had personal-best times of 40.06 in the 300-meter hurdles and 15.00 in the 110-meter high hurdles…Was the recipient of the Richard Fenly High Point trophy…Represented the state of Georgia in the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles in Australia and earned gold medals in both events…Graduated in the top 20 of his high school class.

Personal: 
Born on March 23, 1995 in San Antonio, Texas…Parents are Ronald and Donna Collins…His mother, Donna, also ran track in college…Has two sisters, Cocoa (31) and Mariah (21)…Is majoring in physical therapy…Hobbies include sleeping, running and working…Favorite food is supreme pizza…Lists favorite movie as Space Jam and favorite TV show as Martin…Tisha Campbell is his favorite actress…Claims Kanye West as his favorite singer…Winter is his favorite season…Says Infamous is his favorite book…His favorite athlete is Usain Bolt…Says his hero growing up and the person her admires the most is his father…Dream job is to become a physical therapist…Favorite quote comes from the “I Have A Dream” by Martin Luther King, Jr.