THIS YEAR: Sophomore Jasmyne Graham begins her second season as a Trojan competing in the 100 hurdles and long jump.
2016: Had a time of 13.48 (-0.5) to place fourth in the 100m HH at the Pac-12 Championships on May 15. She placed 16th at the NCAA West Regional in the 100m HH with a time of 13.37 (+0.8). She won the 100m HH USC-UCLA Dual Meet title with a time of 13.38 (+0.3). After the season finished fifth in the 100m HH at the USA Junior Championships with a time of 13.25 (+0.3). She ran 13.21 (+1.2) in the prelims which moved her into 10th place on USC's all-time 100m HH list. Also competed in the long jump, placing 10th at the Pac-12 Championships on May 14 with a leap of 19-0.75/5.81m (+2.2w). Had a season-best wind-legal long jump of 19-7.50/5.98m (+1.4). Competed indoors and had a best 60m HH time of 8.30 and placed fifth at the MPSF Championships with a time of 8.36.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graham graduated in 2015 from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Corona, CA. She was Arcadia Invite Champion, three-time CIF Champion and Brooks Champion. She was the California state champion in both 100m HH and 300m IH races and was named the 2015 California Girls Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Her time of 13.17 (+1.4) was the fastest time run by a high school girl in 2015, second-fastest in state history and fifth all-time by a high school girl...she also had the best 300m IH time of 40.73. Her long jump best was 19-8.25 (6.00m) set at the 2014 CIF State Meet where she placed fourth. She also won the 2014 CIF state indoor long jump title. Graham did volunteer work at the 2015 Special Olympic Games and was involved in the Black Core Roses Society. She graduated with Honors.
PERSONAL: Jasmyne was born on May 6, 1997 to Thomas and Tamisha Graham and has one brother, Thomas Jr...In her spare time she likes dancing, drawing, and watching Netflix...Her favorite musicians are Beyonce and Chris Brown, and she lists Meagan Good as her favorite actress...She lists Florence Griffith Joyner as her sports hero because she worked hard for everything she achieved...Her favorite food is pizza and she wants to travel to Germany and Rio someday...After earning her degree from USC she hopes to make the Olympic team and become a better hurdler.
CAREER BESTS: 100m HH - 13.17 LJ - 19-8.25/19-8.75w