Drake Mitchell
Drake Mitchell
Year: SR/SR
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
Position: Multi
Last School: Franklin Road Academy
Experience: 3L

2018 Outdoor

  • Finished second in decathlon at OVC Championships with 6,110 points
  • Placed eighth in triple jump at OVC Championships in school record 13.94m
  • Took seventh in pole vault at OVC Championships in personal best 3.26m
  • Ran on 4x100m relay that finished fifth in school record 42.35
  • Set school record in high jump of 1.99m during decathlon competition at OVC Championships

2017-18 Indoor

  • Finished third in heptathlon at OVC Championships with 4,595 points
  • Placed sixth in high jump at OVC Championships in personal best 1.96m
  • Took 13th in 60m hurdles prelims at OVC Championships in 8.81

2017 Outdoor

  • Finished seventh in high jump at OVC Championships in 1.85m
  • Part of fourth-place 4x100m relay team at OVC Championships in 42.94

2016-17 Indoor

  • Placed ninth in high jump at OVC Championships at season best 1.92m
  • Finished 11th in long jump at OVC Championships at season and personal best 7.01m
  • Took 14th in triple jump at OVC Championships in season best 12.93m
  • Placed fourth in heptathlon at Thundering Herd Invitational with 4346 points, including top mark in high jump (1.91m)

Prior to Belmont

Prepped at Franklin Road Academy under Head Coach David Tucker ... Also played football and wrestling for the Panthers ... Part of a 4x400 relay team that broke the school record ... During his days on the mat, Mitchell was an All-State wrester, finishing fourth in the state in 2014 and 2016.


Born April 2, 1998 in Nashville ... Son of Dale Mitchell and Andrea McClain ... Has a brother, Tymon and a sister, Pierson .... Lists favorite athletes as Russell Westbrook, Victor Oladipo, Ashton Eaton and Mutaz Barshim ... Forrest Gump is one of his favorite movies ... Enjoys the music of John Legend and My Morning Jacket ... Lists his career objective as getting the most out of the work he puts in.

Personal Records

Decathlon: 6,110 points
110m hurdles: 15.40
100m: 11.20
400m: 51.19
1500m: 5:25.03
Long jump: 6.66m
High jump: 1.99m^
Triple jump: 13.94m^
Pole vault: 3.26m
Discus: 30.16m
Javelin: 41.92m
Shot put: 11.22m

Heptathlon: 4,595 points
60m: 7.42
Long jump: 7.01m
Shot put: 11.58m
High jump: 1.96m
60m hurdles: 8.61
Pole vault: 3.24m
1000m: 2:56.85

^School record