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Multiple coaches describe him as always smiling, and he’s sweet. As he carried starting blocks across the field at Kearns on Monday, he held Williams’ young daughter’s hand, leading her back to her mother.
"He’s just happy," Williams said.
Kearns sprinter Jarvis Andrews has topped out at 11.2 seconds in the 100-meter dash and could be a contender at state next month. Andrews grew up in Mississippi, and before moving to Utah, he briefly lived in a car with his mother. The senior now lives with a former teammate, Andre Juarez, who graduated from Kearns last year.
And he didn’t get there alone.
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