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Gionna Jackson
Gionna  Jackson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Saginaw

Event:
Jumps

Birthdate:
12/21/1993


04/27/2016

Jackson Jumps To No. 5 In Texas Tech Record Books

Gionna Jackson notches fifth-best jump in school history in triple jump on Wednesday.

03/18/2016

Red Raiders Win Six Events On Friday At TCU Invite

Texas Tech closes out the TCU Invitational with six event wins on Friday afternoon.

02/27/2016

Texas Tech Adds Two Big 12 Individual Champions On Saturday

Viershanie Latham and Chris Caldwell win Big 12 titles on day two of conference meet.

02/26/2016

Texas Tech Makes Pentathlon History At Big 12 Indoor Championships

The Red Raiders go 1-2-3 in the pentathlon, the first time for any school in Big 12 Championship history.

02/12/2016

Texas Tech Opens Weekend Competition With Three Event Wins

C.J. Jones, Vincent Crisp and Evans Tuitoek all earned wins for Texas Tech on Friday

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

USTFCCCA All-American


- 2015 Honorable Mention Outdoor Long Jump

2015 OUTDOOR
Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... opened the outdoor slate with a third-place finish in the triple jump at the UTSA Challenge at 11.89m/39-0.25 ... rattled off another third-place mark at the Texas Relays in the triple jump at 12.62m/41-5.0 ... hit a distance of 12.98m/42-7.0 at the Red Raider Open, which ranks fourth all-time in program history ... added two more All-Big 12 performer honors in both the long jump (third) and triple jump (seventh) at the conference meet behind marks of 6.13m/20-1.5 and 12.46m/40-10.5, respectively ... qualified in both disciplines for the NCAA West Preliminaries, where she notched a personal-best of 6.28m/20-7.25 to finish eighth to punch her ticket to Eugene ... at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, she finished 19th with a mark of 6.05m/19-10.25 to earn Honorable Mention All-America honors.

2015 INDOOR
Competed in primarily the long jump and triple jump during the indoor slate ... notched five top two marks including three first-place finishes ... her first top mark of the season came at the Texas A&M Quadrangular in the triple jump behind a mark of 12.46m/40-10.5 ... recorded a pair of first-place finishes at the Masked Rider Open in the triple jump (12.51m/41-0.5) and the long jump (5.91m/19-4.75) ... set the school record in the triple jump after a leap of 12.81m/42-0.5 at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 7 ... earned All-Big 12 performer accolades in both the triple jump (sixth - 12.47m/40-11.0) and the long jump (fourth - 6.03m/19-9.50).

2014 OUTDOOR
Nearly earned national bids in the long jump and triple jump, finishing 15th and 16th, respectively, in those events at the NCAA West Preliminaries ... Broke the six meter mark twice--once at the West Preliminaries (6.02m/19-9), and the other at the Red Raider Open (6.03m/19-9.50, fourth place) ... Broke the 13-meter barrier in the triple jump with a 13.03m/42-9.00 leap to finish fifth at the big 12 Championships, earning one of her two All-Big 12 honors (long jump, eighth place, 5.81m/19-0.75).

2014 INDOOR
All-Big 12 performer in both the long jump, where she finished third (6.06m/19-10.75), and the triple jump, placing fourth (12.29m/40-4.00) ... Won the long jump at both the Texas Tech Open (5.86m/19-2.75), and the Masked Rider Open (5.82m/19-1.25).

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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