Terrence Ferguson
Terrence Ferguson
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Team: Track & Field

Terrence Ferguson ’91
Hometown:
Cherry Hill, NJ
Sport: Track & Field
Year Inducted: 2002

Terrence Ferguson ’91 is considered one of the top high jumpers in Brown history, and still holds the Brown record in the outdoor high jump. At the 1991 Outdoor Heptagonal Championships, Ferguson was the high jump champion, jumping a Heps and Brown record 7’4.25”.

He is ranked second all-time in the indoor high jump at Brown with a mark of 7’0.25” at the 1990 Indoor Heptagonal Championships. He was the Indoor Heps champion that year as a junior and placed second at both the 1989 and 1991 Indoor Heps his sophomore and senior years.  The Cherry Hill, NJ native was the 1989 and 1991 Outdoor New England high jump champion. He was also an NCAA outdoor qualifier his senior year.

As a senior, Ferguson earned First Team All-Ivy honors for the outdoor season and Second Team All-Ivy honors for the indoor season. Ferguson was named First Team All-Ivy in indoor track and Second Team All-Ivy in outdoor track his junior year in 1990. As a sophomore, he received Second Team All-Ivy honors in indoor track.

Upon graduating from Brown in 1991, Ferguson qualified for the Olympic Trials in 1992.  An injury, however, forced him to retire from the sport. He currently resides in Rockaway, NJ with his wife, Carolyn, and their daughter, Hannah. Ferguson teaches English and coaches volleyball, and track and field at Chatham High School.