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Competed: 2021

Graduated: Expected in 2022

Major: Communication

Birthdate: 2/27/2000


  • 2021 was his first season at USC and he made it a special one, winning the Pac-12 100m & 200m titles, becoming an All-American in the 100m and 200m and running the tied for 5th-fastest 100m (10.05) and 9th-fastest 200m (20.29) times in school history

  • Dropped his 100m time nearly a half-second during the season and his 200m time 0.31 seconds

  • 2021 NCAA Championships…was 5th in the 100m and 6th in the 200m…also 10th in the 4x100m

  • 2021 NCAA Preliminary Rounds…ran a wind-aided 10.00 (+2.7w) in the prelims…posted his 200m PR of 20.29 in the NCAA Quarterfinals

  • 2021 Pac-12 Championships…1st in the 100m (10.05), 1st in the 200m (20.55) and 1st in the 4x100m…Earned Male Athlete of the Meet for scoring 22.5 points.

  • First Trojan male to double in the 100m-200m since Andre De Grasse in 2015

  • Won all four regular season 100m competitions he was in, plus the Pac-12 100m final

  • Competed at Barton Community College in Kansas in 2019 and 2020…was the 2020 NJCAA Indoor All-American in the 60m (1st) and 200m (4th)


  • 2021 NACAC Championships (July 9-11)…made his debut wearing the Jamaican colors

  • 2021 Jamaica Athletic Championships…Had the 2nd-fastest 100m time (10.05) in the prelims, but had to withdraw due to a hamstring issue. Still made the team as part of its 4x400m mix relay team.

  • 2017 New Balance Nationals (for USA)…7th in the 100m, 7th in the 200m

  • 2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals (for USA)…6th in the 200m

  • 2016 New Balance Nationals (for USA)…10th in the Emerging Elite 100m

  • 2015 AAU U17 Junior Olympics (for USA)…1st in the 100m, 3rd in the 200m

  • His mother’s name is Lodz Achille and was born in Haiti…his father was born in Jamaica

  • Davonte was born in Needham, Mass…attended Needham HS and won 6 individual state titles

  • As a youth, he lived two years in Jamaica

  • His admiration for Olympic sprinting great Usain Bolt is part of the reason he runs for Jamaica

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