“I usually do all the jumping twice a week. I’ll just sprint the whole week. I usually do my jumps before I sprint. It’s like a good warmup to get ready to do a workout.”
Working to improve: “My endurance. Staying more relaxed, using my arms. Maintaining my top-end speed.”
Describes herself as: “Funny, chill, tough.”
Dogged pursuit: Along with her brother, she’s a dog-sitter.
Tip for managing a busy schedule: “Definitely getting sleep. I feel like sleep is the main one because I just function a lot better and I’m a lot nicer when I get sleep.”
First job she wanted growing up: “I wanted to be a Navy SEAL.”
Best sports memory: “Last year during outdoor [season] my teammate Chelsea Brown was running a 4x400, and one or her spikes flew clean off. We all cheered her on. She didn’t even look back. She just continued running, and she smoked everybody else even with one shoe. I thought that was really cool.”
Best piece of advice: “Don’t run to PR [personal record]. Run to win. The PRs will come.” From Duncan, her coach.
People she admires: “My mom [Stephanie]. She’s really tough, supportive and caring. She’s really smart and works hard at everything she does. And my coach [Duncan]. He’s also caring, tough. He helps everyone.”
Favorite class: Psychology.
Favorite food: Rice. “I eat it every day.”
Fun fact: “I named my car Kennon. I’m not sure [why]. It just kind of came to me.”
Hidden talent: “Making myself laugh.”
Hobby: She likes to cook.
Toughest opponent: “Probably my alarm clock.”