Tobi Fawehinmi
Tobi  Fawehinmi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Mansfield Summit

Event:
Jumps

01/02/2017

Mavs enjoy historic fall 2016

From claiming a Sun Belt Championship to big wins over ranked opponents, fall 2016 was one to remember.

07/14/2016

BestOf2015-16: Fawehinmi breaks Paralympic record

Fawehinmi posted a personal-best mark of 50 feet, 11 1/2 inches (15.53) on his first attempt.

05/15/2016

T&F: UTA wins four individual titles, one relay at SBC meet

Maverick men finish fourth and women fifth at league championships.

05/12/2016

T&F: Mavericks brace for Sun Belt Outdoor Championships

Meet set for Friday through Sunday in Lafayette, La.

03/26/2016

T&F: Great day at UTA as Bobby Lane Invitational returns

Alumni return to see strong performances from Maverick athletes.

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16): Represented the United States at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, where he placed fifth in the triple jump ... Was third at the league indoor meet in the triple jump (50-1.25) ... Had four top-three finishes in the triple jump on the year ... Was 17th in the triple jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with a mark of 50-11.5 ... Is the Paralympic record holder in the event with that mark ... Was third in the triple at the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Championships (50-04) ... Was 11th in the long jump at the league meet (22-05.75).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):
Placed 37th in the triple jump a the NCAA West Preliminary Round ... Was the bronze finisher at the Sun Belt Conference Championships in the triple jump (49-10) ... Had a season-best triple jump effort of 50-07.25 in a runner-up finish at the Michael Johnson Classic.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14): 
Placed seventh in the triple jump at the Sun Belt Conference Championships to score points for the team champs ... Had a season-best effort in the triple jump (47-04.50) at the league meet ... Competed in the long jump and triple jump in four meets as a freshman ... Competed in four meets during the outdoor season ... Placed third in the long jump at the Crimson Tide Invitational with a season-best effort (23-08.25) ... Was fourth in the triple jump at the Texas State Invitational (47-05.25).

PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: Was a member of the 2012 United States Paralympic Team ... Competed in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, England ... Placed fifth in the triple jump and 10th in the long jump ... Has an underdeveloped left arm from shoulder dystocia at birth ... Was the runner up in the triple jump at the 2013 Class 4A state meet ... Was a four-time regional qualifier ... Named Mansfield Summit's Most Valuable Athlete as a senior ... Earned the 4-Star Athlete Award as a high schooler.

PERSONAL: Full name is Claudius Oluwatobi Fawehinmi ... Is the son of Queen Fawehinmi ... Is a kinesiology major ... Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the student council in high school.

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