|Hometown:||Forest City, N.C.|
|High School:||East Rutherford HS|
2008-09: XC: Did not compete during the cross country season ... Indoor: Set a personal-best time of 53.87 in the 400 meters at the Liberty Invitational, which was the fourth-fastest time in school history ... Had a season-best time of 2:01.61 at the Carolina Invitational in the 800 meters ... also ran the 800 meters at the SoCon Championships in a time of 2:02.16 and at the Niswonger Invitational with a time of 2:02.65 ... Outdoor: Ran the fifth-fastest time in school history and set a new personal-best in the 400 meters with a time of 53.08 at the UNC Invitational ... ran a season-best time of 1:58.03 in the 800 meters at the Southern Conference Championships ... also ran a 1:58.97 at the Duke Invitational and a 1:59.91 at the Wake Forest Open.
High School: Four-time letterwinner in track and earned one letter in cross country at East Rutherford High School under coach Lee Lail... two-time county champion in the 800 meters... part of the 4x800-meter relay team that won back-to-back county championships... earned All-State, All-Regional and All-Conference honors for track... team MVP... also played basketball, receiving on letter.
Personal: Lamar Rashun Watkins... born October 3, 1989 in Forest City, NC... son of Dashawn Miller and Annette Miller... anticipates majoring in political science.