Jasmine Dawson
Jasmine  Dawson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clayton, N.C.

High School:
West Johnson

Event:
Sprints


2014-15 Track and Field: Took second place in the 60-meter dash at the Christopher Newport Holiday Open in a time of 7.58 … Also ran in the 200m and 300m events as well as on the 4x400 relay squad during the indoor season … Ran on all three relay teams, including the 4x100 squad that won the Bill Carson Invitational, finished second at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships and advanced to the NCAA East Regional.

2013-14 Track and Field: Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash at the Christopher Newport Invitational with a personal-best time of 7.61 … Took second in the 60m at the Tar Heel Open with a time of 7.63 … Also ran the 200m and 300m during the indoor season … Captured third place in the 100-meter dash at the Bill Carson Invitational, crossing the finish line in 11.72 … Finished third in the 200m at the Bill Carson Invitational with a time of 24.04 … Part of the 4x100 relay team that captured the conference title at the C-USA Outdoor Championships, advanced to the NCAA East Regional and qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and team captain at West Johnson High School in Benson, N.C. ... Helped the Wildcats win the 2012 conference championship ... Won the 4A State Championship in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.70 ... Placed eighth at the junior Olympics in the 200-meter dash with a personal-best time of 24.06 ... Won the 100-meter and 200-meter dash as the Russell Blunt Meet ... Won the conference championship in the 200-meter and 400-meter dash as a junior and a senior ... Won the conference championship in the 100-meter as a junior ... 4A East Regional Champion in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash as a junior and senior ... Won the North Carolina High School Opener with a time of 7.19 in the 55-meter dash ... Placed fourth at the North Carolina 4A State Meet in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.94 during her junior year ... Finished sixth at the Junior Olympics in the 200-meter dash in her junior year after recording a time of 24.40 ... Two-time Women's MVP at West Johnson High School ... Earned High Honors and was a part of the National Honor Society ... Named to the Principal's List ... Honor Roll student.

Personal: Born June 12, 1995 in Kinston, N.C. ... Daughter of Rick and Nettie Dawson ... Has one brother, Garrick ... Majoring in nursing.