Derek E. Shelton

Derek  Shelton

I am a former-World Class jumper in track & field, author, model, actor, humorist, humanitarian, jumps coach, fitness trainer, speaker, and caregiver for people with special needs. I wrote my autobiography, Just Shy of Amazing and my fitness tips, World-Class Fitness Tips in 2011 and 2012. They are both available as eBooks on and I reached #6 in the U.S. and #8 in the world in the long jump in 1985 and was a 3-time Big Sky Conference Champion in the long and triple jumps at Northern Arizona University. I also own 6 National Masters Division Championships in the long and triple jumps as well.