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Jada

Watson

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Sprints/Jumps
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Westlake

Bio

2018 Season

  • 5th in HJ at the Outdoor and Indoor Sun Belt Championships
  • Anchored the 4x400m relay (3:46.78) to a 5th place finish at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships
  • Runner-up in HJ at the ETSU Tri Star Track and Field Classic
  • 3rd in HJ at the Georgia Tech Invitational and Yellow Jacket Invitational
  • 4th in HJ at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic
  • Won the HJ at the Samford Open
  • 2nd at the Samford January Open

Personal Bests

Indoor

HJ – 1.76m (5’9.25)

4x400m – 3:51.38

Outdoor

HJ – 1.70 (5’7)

4x400m - 3:44.35

Sun Belt Scoring

Indoor

2018 – HJ – 1.76m (5’9.25) – 5th

2018 – DMR – 13:14.65 – 11th

2018 – 4x400m – 3:51.38 – 4th

Outdoor

2018 – HJ – 1.69m (5’6.5) – 5th

2018 – 400m – 57.17 – 13th

2018 – 4 x 400m – 3:46.78 – 5th

Prep

Graduated from Westlake High School in Atlanta… Lettered all four years of high school… Attended JFK High School in Bloomington, Minnesota for her freshman year… Was runner-up in high jump in 2015 with a 5’2” at the Fulton County Championship… Placed third in high jump at state championship in 2015… Placed first at Fulton County Championship for high jump in 2016 at 5’6”… Placed first at Georgia State Championship for high jump in 2016 at 5’6”… Placed third in 4x400 in 2016 at Georgia State Championship with 3:50… First in County in high jump with a 5’4” in 2017… Runner-up at state championship in high jump in 2017…Placed first in state in 4x400 with 3:47 in 2017… Fulton County Champions from 2015-2017… Region Champions from 2015-2017… Georgia State Champions in 2015 and 2017… Was on Honor Roll from 2015-2017.

Personal

Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minn… Daughter of Jermaine and Toninette Watson… Intends to major in Accounting… Has two brothers and five sisters.

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