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RICKETTS Jason Vivian
Sport Para athletics
NPC Jamaica   
GenderMen
Age31
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F11, T11
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kingston, JAM
Languages
English
Higher education
Media and Communications - University of the West Indies: Mona, JAM
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics [shot put] in 2018.
Name of coach
Neville Sinclair [national], JAM
Senior International Debut
Year
2019
Competing for
Jamaica
Tournament
Pan American Games
Location
Lima, PER
General Interest
Other sports
He has represented Jamaica internationally in Para cricket and has served as a member of the Jamaica Visually Impaired Cricket Association [JAVICA]. (jamaica-gleaner.com, 30 Jul 2015; draftwebsites.weebly.com, 2012)
Impairment
His impairment resulted in total blindness after he was born with glaucoma. (loopjamaica.com, 29 Aug 2019; cds.mona.uwi.edu, 2014)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He has studied for a bachelor's of science degree in sanitary engineering at the University of Technology in Kingston, Jamaica. (cds.mona.uwi.edu, 01 Jan 2014; Facebook profile, 29 Feb 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2019 Shot Put F11 8.20