Deja Jones
Deja  Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lake Wales, FL

High School:
Lake Wales Senior High School

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
08/08/1995

Major:
Exercise Science


05/30/2015

Track & Field Conclude Season at NCAA Preliminary Championship

The men's and women's cross country season will begin in fall 2015

05/28/2015

Martinez Sets a Career Record at the NCAA Track & Field Prelims

The 4x100 meter relay team will compete on Saturday, May 30 at 6 p.m.

05/21/2015

Track & Field Will Send Two to NCAA Preliminary Championships

The prelims are being held on May 28-30 in Jacksonville, Fla.

05/17/2015

Martinez Claims Conference Win in the 400 Meter Hurdles

The 4x100 meter relay team took second and set a new FAU record

05/17/2015

Two Runners Qualify for Finals After Third Day of C-USA Outdoor Championship

Sitia Martinez and Liz Wellman will compete in the finals of the 400 meter hurdles and 1500 meter run

Personal Records

60m: 7.39 (indoor)

Athletic Accomplishments

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 14 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 Top 10 List for the 200m (indoor) with a time of 24.95.

High School Accomplishments

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...hobbies include singing, dancing, reading and watching movies.

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