High School: Garner
Height, Weight: 5-foot-7, 125 pounds
Also Considered: N.C. A&T
Why Pembroke? “I liked how much the coach wanted me to come be a part of the program and the way the coach interacted with me and the team. It’s the right-sized school; you’re able to communicate and work with the teachers there easily.”
Major: Mass communication and broadcasting
Notable: Mason expects to concentrate on the 400- and 800-meter runs for the Braves. He ran every relay but the 400 in high school, as well as the 400, 800 and 300 hurdles individually. He also competed in the long jump. … Mason was a member of the 2016 Trojan quartet that broke the school record in the 800-meter relay at 1 minute, 29 seconds flat. … His best individual time in the 400 is 51.04 seconds, which he notes as his most memorable individual run in high school competition.