Twelve Huskies, including five in the junior meet, will vie for national titles this week in Des Moines.
The freshman from Philadelphia made a huge contribution in the hurdles, pole vault, and relays.
Taiwo hits the World Championships `A' standard and goes into NCAA recordbooks.
Jeremy Taiwo leads the NCAA decathlon competition through the first day.
Washington's 15 entries are tied for third-most in the Pac-12 behind Oregon and USC.
High School and Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ... parents are Sabrina Ford and Chris Williams ... has one older sister, Alix, who runs track for the University of Michigan, focusing on the 400m hurdles ... father, Chris, was an All-American hurdler at the University of Iowa ... unique athlete who captured the 2012 Pennsylvania 3A state titles in both the 110-meter hurdles and the pole vault, setting a state meet record in the vault at 16-6 ... also ran 13.91 to win his second straight 110m hurdles state title, and ran on the title-winning 4x100m relay ... ranked in the top-20 nationally in 2012 in both the hurdles and pole vault ... during the 2012 indoor season, was one of the fastest 60-meter hurdlers in the nation, placing fourth at the New Balance Indoor Nationals meet in a new PR of 7.77 seconds ... that time ranked fifth nationally during the indoor season ... cleared 16-feet in the vault for the first time at the 2012 Penn Relays ... won the 110m hurdles state title in 2011, running a time of 14.18 seconds into a stiff headwind of -3.4 meters per second ... second at state as a sophomore in the pole vault with a 14-6 clearance ... graduated with a 3.7 GPA.