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Gionna Jackson
Gionna Jackson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Saginaw

Event:
Jumps/Sprints

Birthdate:
12/21/1993


05/28/2014

Tech Begins NCAA Postseason Run at Arkansas

No. 5 Red Raiders, No. 15 Lady Raiders set for competition at NCAA West Preliminaries

05/19/2014

Red Raiders Win Big 12 Title on Home Track

Texas Tech track and field wins second Big 12 Championship in program history

05/18/2014

Benson Wins Big 12 Long Jump Title

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders combine to qualify 16 for Sunday's finals

05/15/2014

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Set For Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech hosts Big 12 Championships for second time in five seasons

05/14/2014

Track and Field Lands 20 on Academic All-Big 12 Team

Red Raiders and Lady Raiders honored by Big 12 Conference for success in the classroom

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

Career Performance List

2013 OUTDOOR
Competed in the 100-meter dash, long jump and triple jump...earned All-Big 12 honors in the long jump...finished sixth overall in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships with a career-best leap of 5.94-meters (19'-6.00") into a headwind...one of two freshmen to finish in the top-6 in the event at the conference meet...recorded three jumps over 19-feet on the season...recorded a season-best mark of 11.62-meters (38'-1.50") in the triple jump at the Aztec Invitational (3/16)...clocked a season-best 12.32 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the UTEP Springtime Invitational (3/23).

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the long jump and triple jump...earned All-Big 12 honors in the triple jump...finished seventh at the Big 12 Championships in the triple jump with a leap of 11.86-meters (38'-11.00") on her second jump of the season in the event...one of three freshmen in the Big 12 to earn all-conference honors in the triple jump...recorded a season-best mark of 5.63-meters (18'-5.75") in the long jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/8)...finished second at the Masked Rider Open with a jump of 5.61-meters (18'-5.00")...recorded six jumps over 18-feet on the season in the long jump...finished 18th at the Big 12 Championships in the event.

SAGINAW HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four years in track and field and basketball...competed in the long jump, 100-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams...four-year district champion in the long jump with a career-best mark of 5.86-meters (19'-3.00")...finished second in the long jump at the regional meet...career-best time of 11.7 in the 100-meter dash...named both Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the year as a member of the basketball team.

PERSONAL
Gionna Marissa Jackson...daughter of Marvin and Collette Jackson...father played football at the University of North Alabama...uncle, Calvin, played basketball at Incarnate Word...has one sibling, Marlette... plans to major in Exercise and Sports Sciences at Texas Tech.

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