Jaleessa Kennedy
Jaleessa Kennedy
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Johnson City, Tenn.
Events: Throws/Jumps

2014: Earned USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region honors during the indoor season in the triple jump...Started her career by posted a season-best triple jump mark of 11.06 meters to finish first at the season opening Appalachian Invitational Indoor Track Meet...Posted a season-best shot put of 10.72 meters at the Hilton Garden Invitational...Finished fifth in the weight throw at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships with a season-best mark of 12.83 meters...Took sixth in the triple jump at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships with a mark of 10.48 meters...Finished eighth at the Conference Carolinas Indoor Championships with a shot put of 10.43 meters...Posted her best hammer throw of the season, 36.75 meters at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic...Registered a season-best javelin throw of 24.61 meters at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic...Recorded her best long jump of the season, 4.83 meters at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships...Finished sixth in the hammer throw at the Conference Carolinas Outdoor Championships with a mark of 32.47 meters.

High School: Helped Science Hill High school win conference and section championships in track & field... Finished 10th in the triple jump in the State of Tennessee... Also played basketball and volleyball... Earned academic all-conference honors in all three sports... Graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Personal: Parents are Kieth and Carolyn Kennedy... Majors are Human Biology and Mathematics.