SNELLVILLE, GA – Former Martinsville High School sprinter Nick Ramey announced Saturday that he will continue his track and field career at the University of Southern California.
"I choose USC because it seemed like the best fit for me. The school is ranked number one for the major I would like to pursue and also it has a very dominant track and field program," Nick Ramey told BTW21 Wednesday. "My goal is to first get my degree, have a great collegiate career and then maybe turn professional," he added.
Ramey ran for Martinsville before moving to Georgia, where he attends Brookwood High School in Snellville. Ramey is one of the nations's top sprinters, making him a big pickup for the Trojans' Class of 2019. He is also an AAU ESPN national champion.
"Being a national champion is one of the most memorable moments of my life," he stated.
This summer, Ramey medaled in the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
He had times of 21.73 seconds for the 200m indoors, 21.14 over the outdoor season, 46.78 seconds in the 400m indoors and 46.20 outdoors.
Ramey said, "My key to success has been staying focused on being the best I can be and continuing to work hard."