Destinee Jackson
Destinee Jackson
Height: 5'7
Year: So
Hometown: Chicago
High School: Gilbert
Events: Sprints/Hurdles

Name: Destinee Jackson

Height: 5’ 6”

Hometown: Hoffman Estates, Ill.

High School: Gilbert High School

Track & Field Background: I have been running track since 6th grade. I dedicated my life to the track my sophomore year of high school.

PR’s: 14.64 in 100m hurdles, 200m 25.79

Track & Field Accomplishments: Took 3rd at state my senior year of high school. Sectional Champion my junior year of high school in the 100m hurdles. I have been to state all 4 years of high school

Parents: Nicole Allen & Shondel Jackson

High School Coach: Dan Andersen

Major/Program of Study: Criminal Justice

Career Goal: Lawyer

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Music: R&B

Favorite Quote: “The decisions I make today will affect my future self.”

Motto you live by and/or like: Every time you are knocked down it should be considered a blessing because you become strong and learn from each experience.

Why I Compete: I compete for myself because I was almost taken out of T&F due to physical issues. Now that I am clear, I realize how important it is to take advantage of the fact that I won’t be able to run forever.


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