Julia Stevenson is in her first year with the University of Maryland track and field program, serving as the office's intern while preparing for graduate school.
She plans to pursue a J.D., with an interest in real estate and public interest law. Stevenson comes to Maryland from Brown University, where she graduated cum laude with a B.A. in urban studies.
While at Brown, Stevenson competed on the varsity track and field team, earning team MVP, coaches MVP, All-Ivy and Heptagonal Champion honors. She is among the career top-10 leaders in each event from the 55-meter dash to the 4x400 relay.
Stevenson continues to train postcollegiately in the 200 and 400, seeking berths in the U.S. National Indoor and Outdoor Championships.
Originally from Detroit, Mich., where she attended Renaissance High School, Stevenson has been a resident of Maryland for two years.