· Ran her fastest 200m of the year in the season-opening Black & Gold Challenge ... clocked a 24.73 for eighth place ... also placed seventh in the 400m (58.67).
· Finished 10th in a personal-best 400m time of 58.83 at the Rice Bayou Classic ... also finished fifth in the 200m (25.38).
· Ran a personal-best time of 58.18 in the 400m for 28th at the Texas A&M Invitational
· Completed the 400m in 59.11 at the Big 12 vs. SEC Challenge for 13th place.
PRIOR TO TEXAS
· Four-year letterwinner (2004-08) at Columbia High School for head coach Kathryn Ann Carr.
· State qualifier in the 4x100 and 4x200 as a freshman and sophomore ... placed third in both events at the Class 3A state meet in 2004.
· Earned the Wendy's Heisman Award as a junior ... also qualified for state in the 100-meter.
· Placed seventh in the 100-meter at the state meet as a junior.
Kennetra `Kiki' Jones was born Oct. 21, 1989 in Galveston, Texas ... parents Cheryl Henderson and Kenneth Jones ... has three younger siblings - Kentrele, Braylon and Gavin ... National Honor Society member in HS who graduated in the top 20 percent of her class ... National Merit Scholar ... majoring in education.