Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Upper Marlboro, Md.
High School: Paint Branch HS



2017 Outdoor: Competed at five events in the triple jump…took 1st place clearing 10.95m at the Maryland Invitational (3/18)…also won the event jumping 11.45m at the Hopkins Invitational (4/14)…had a top 20 finish (11.41m) at the Virginia Challenge (4/21-22)…finished 3rd (11.07m) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet (5/5)…finished 15th clearing 11.81m during the Big Ten Championships (5/12-14).

2017 Indoor: Competed at five events in the triple jump…finished 7th when jumping 11.43m at the Terrapin Invitational (1/21)…took 2nd place (11.28m) during the Wesley A. Brown Women’s Invitational (1/28)…had a top 20 finish (11.00m) at the Armory Track Invitational (2/3-4)…captured a top 15 finish (11.05m) during the SPIRE NCAA D1 Indoor Track Meet (2/10-11)…finished 17th when clearing a career best 11.76m at the Big Ten Championships (2/24-25).

Before Maryland: Triple jumper at Paint Branch High School…named All-Gazette Second Team for triple jump in 2014…placed second in the Maryland State Championship in 2014 for triple jump and third in 2016…selected as All-American in the 4x400 in 2012 for Track Express…lists personal best triple jump at 39’1…jumped for the Track Express club under coach Anthony Dozier…named to honor roll. 

Personal: Daughter of Timothy and Valarie Jacobs…sister of Taylor…father, Timothy, played football for the University of Delaware and then for the Miami Dolphins and the Cleveland Browns…majoring in biology…sports hero is Allyson Felix…was also recruited by Mount St. Mary’s, Delaware, and Towson…came to Maryland because of its consistent ranking with athletics and academics and its proximity to home. 

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