Deja Jones
Deja  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lake Wales, Fla.

High School:
Lake Wales

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/08/1995

Major:
Social Work


05/27/2016

Track & Field Concludes Season at NCAA Preliminary Championships

Deja Jones competed in the 100m Preliminary

05/19/2016

Track & Field Continues Tradition by Sending One to NCAA Preliminary

Junior Deja Jones will represent FAU

05/16/2016

FAU Track & Field Completes Final Day of the C-USA Championships

Jones Highlights the Final Day of C-USA

05/15/2016

Track Completes Day three of C-USA Meet

Meet will resume on Sunday

05/10/2016

C-USA Outdoor Championships Next Stop for Track & Field

C-USA Outdoor Championships Next Stop for Track & Field

Personal Records

  • 60m: 7.39 (indoor)

2015-16 (Junior)
Indoor T&F:

  • A part of the 4x400m team that took second (3:52.80) at UNC Invitational – ranked eighth on the FAU All-Time list
  • In the 60m – set a personal record at the 2016 C-USA Indoor Championships, claiming second place, with a final time of 7.44
  • In the 200m – set a personal best at the Chipotle Marshall Invitational, taking first place with a time of 24.40
  • In the 400m – set a personal best at the Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open, finishing in second place with a time of 58.28

Outdoor T&F:

  • In the 100m – set a personal best and a new FAU school record at the Florida Relays with a final time of 11.55
  • Qualified for the NCAA Division I Prelims in the 100m, claiming 42nd place with a final time of 11.86
  • In the 200m, set a season best at the 2016 C-USA Outdoor Championships (24.42)
  • A part of the 4x100m relay team that took sixth place overall (45.41) at the UF Tom Jones Memorial – ranked third on FAU’s All-Time list
  • A part of 4x100m relay team that took second place overall (45.59) at the Miami Hurricane Invitational – ranked fourth on FAU’s All-Time list
2014-15 (Sophomore): 
  • A member of the 4x100m relay team that broke the school record twice this season, placed second at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, and qualified for the NCAA prelims
  • Broke two school records at the C-USA Indoor Championships by claiming second in the 60m (7.39) and ninth in the 200m (24.38)
  • Took first in the indoor 60m (7.51) at the Akron Invitational
  • Earned second in the indoor 400m (57.41) at the Art and Linda Maillet UNC Open and set the fifth best time in school history
  • Took second in the indoor 200m (24.75) at the Jimmy Carnes Invitational and set the second best time in school history in the indoor 55m (7.03)
  • Took second in the indoor 200m (24.46) at Samford Invitational
  • Claimed her first outdoor victory in the 100m (12.01) at the UCF Invitational
  • Eighth all-time as part of the indoor 4x400m relay team (3:53.01)
  • Finished the outdoor season ranked 14th in the 100m in C-USA

2013-14 (Freshman):

  • Tied the school record in the 60m with a time of 7.61
  • Holds the second best time in school history in the 100m with a time of 11.81
  • Eighth on FAU's All-Time list for the 200m (indoor) with a time of 24.95.

High School:

  • Ran for head coach Tavarius Johnson at Lake Wales Senior High
  • District champion in the 100m (2012)
  • District champion in the 100m and 200m (2013)
  • State champion in the 4x100 relay (2010)
  • Graduated with a 3.4 GPA with honors

Personal:

  • Daughter of Shabonia and Adrian Hickman
  • Social work major
  • Hobbies include singing, dancing, reading and watching movies
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