Jesseka Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Edna Karr

Last College:
Louisiana-Lafayette

Height:
5-6

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
TR

Major:
Health/Physical Education

Jesseka Jones

11/21/2011

15 LA Tech Student-Athletes Earn Degrees

University continues to rank among state's best in graduation rate

02/26/2011

2011 WAC Indoor Championships - Day Two

Action from day two of the 2011 WAC Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

02/24/2011

WAC Indoor Championships - Day 1

Day one from the WAC Indoor Championships in Boise, Idaho.

05/13/2010

2010 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day Two

Photos from Day Two of the WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Ruston, La.

05/12/2010

2010 WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships - Day One

Photos from the first day of competition at the WAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Ruston.

2010 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (60m Hurdles; Pentathlon)
2010 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Heptathlon)
2011 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (200m)
2011 Outdoor First Team All-WAC (Heptathlon)
2011 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (100m Hurdles)


Top Marks Indoors Outdoors
60m 7.80 (2x, Last: 1/22/2010, Fayetteville, Ark.) -
100m - 12.09 (4/2/2011, Ruston, La.)
200m 24.59 (2/26/2010, Boise, Idaho) 24.38[h] (5/12/2010, Ruston, La.)
800m 2:31.93[p] (2/25/2010, Boise, Idaho) 2:28.13[h] (5/13/2010, Ruston, La.)
55m Hurdles 8.29 (1/22/2011, Jonesboro, Ark.) -
60m Hurdles 8.65[p] (2/25/2010, Boise, Idaho) -
100m Hurdles - 13.89 (4/2/2011, Ruston, La.)
400m Hurdles - 1:04.09 (3/26/2010, Baton Rouge, La.)
High Jump 5-1.75 (1/16/2010, College Station, Texas) 5-2.25[h] (5/12/2010, Ruston, La.)
Long Jump 17-9 (2/27/2010, Boise, Idaho) 17-2.75 (5/1/2010, Natchitoches, La.)
Javelin - 104-2[h] (5/13/2010, Ruston, La.)
Shot Put 32-5.75[p] (2/25/2010, Boise, Idaho) 38-3.25 (4/16/2011, Natchitoches, La.)
Pentathlon 3,267 (2/25/2010, Boise, Idaho) -
Heptathlon - 5,088 (5/11/2011, Honolulu, Hawai'i)

2011:Finished foruth in the 60m hurdles at the Leonard Hilton Invitational (1/14) with a time of 8.76 after running 8.81 in the prelims while running the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that finished fifth with a time of 3:57.51 ... At the Arkansas State Invitational (1/22), finished fourth in the 55m hurdles with a time of 8.29, placed sixth in the 200m with a time of 25.85, jumped 15-7 in the long jump to finish 20th and ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished third with a time of 3:54.87 ... At the Tyson Invitational (2/11-12), ran 8.69 in the 60m hurdles to finish 27th and ran 24.88 in the 200m dash to place 60th ... At the WAC Championships (2/24-26), fnished sixth in the 200m finals with a time of 25.01 after running 24.75 in the prelims, finished ninth in the pentathlon with a score of 3,223 points and placed ninth in the 60m hurdles with a time of 9.07 ... Opened the outdoor season at the LSU Relays (3/25-26) where she finished seventh in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.98 after running 14.29 in the prelims, ran 12.24 in the 100m dash to finish 17th and placed 13th in the shot put with a throw of 33-10.75 ... At the Jim Mize Invitational (4/1-2), finished second in the 100m dash with a time of 12.09 and placed second in the 100m hurdles with a career-best time of 13.89 and finished sixth in the shot put with a mark of 37-6.5 ... At the Northwestern State Invitational (4/16), finished 25th in the 800m with a time of 2:44.36, finished sixth in the high jump with a mark of 5-1 and placed 14th in the shot put with a personal-best throw of 38-3.25 ... At the LSU Alumni Gold (4/23), ran 25.21 in the 200m to finish 16th and ran 14.18 in the 100m hurdles to place third ... Ran 14.71 in the 100m hurdles at the 102nd Drake Relays (4/29-30), finishing 25th ... At the WAC Championships (5/10-13), garnered a pair of all-WAC honors by setting a school record with 5,088 points in the heptathlon to finish second and placed fourth in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.00 after running 14.06 in the prelims.

2010: Opened the year with an 8.98 time in the 60m hurdles prelims at the Leonard Hilton Memorial (1/15), advancing to the finals where she ran 8.73 to finish sixth while also recording a mark of 5' 1" in the high jump... At the Texas A&M Invitational (1/16), posted a 60m hurdles prelim time of 8.85 to advance to the finals where she ran 8.90 to finish 13th while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay "B" team that ran 4:04.88 to place 17th and ran 7.80 in the 60m dash... Ran the 60m hurdles prelims with a time of 8.72 to advance to the finals at the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23) where she ran 8.82 to finish sixth... Also at the Razorback Invitational (1/22-23), ran the 60m dash in 7.80 and was the third leg of the 4x400m relay "B" team that ran 3:52.28 to finish ninth... Ran a personal-best 8.66 time in the 60m hurdles in the prelims at the Tyson Invitational (2/12-13) to place 28th while running the 200m in 24.96... Garnered two all-conference second team honors while competing in four events at the WAC Indoor Championships (2/25-27), finishing sixth in the pentathlon after scoring 3,267 points while placing sixth in the 60m hurdles with a finals time of 8.77 after running 8.66 in the prelims... Also at the conference meet, ran a personal-best time of 24.59 in the 200m prelims before placing seventh in the finals with a time of 24.94 and finished 10th in the long jump with a mark of 17' 9"... Opened the otudoor season by winning the 100m hurdles at the Jim Mize Invitational (3/20) with a time of 14.01, edging teammate Tiana Davis by one-hundredth of a second... Ran 13.98 in the 100m prelims at the LSU Relays (3/26-27) to advance to the finals, where she ran 14.02 to finish fifth while also running 1:04.90 in the 400m hurdles... Set a new personal record time in the 100m hurdles by running 13.92 at the 83rd Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (3/31-4/3)... At the Ole Miss Invitational (4/10), ran 14.32 in the 100m hurdles to finish fourth and ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay that finished second with a time of 46.10... Finished 12th in the 100m dash with a time of 12.30 and 15th in the 200m dash with a time of 25.14 at LSU's Alumni Gold meet (4/17) while also running the second leg of the 4x100m relay "B" team that finished 10th with a time of 46.49... At the Drake Relays (4/23-25), tied a then-personal record time in the 100m hurdle prelims with a time of 13.92 before running 13.98 in the finals to place eighth while also running the third leg of the shuttle hurdle relay that finished second with a time of 54.71... Set a new personal record in the 100m hurdles at the Northwestern State Invitational (5/1), running 13.82 to finish fourth while finishing 10th in the long jump with a mark of 17' 2.75", 15th in the shot put with a throw of 33' 6.5" and 16th in the javelin with a throw of 104' 1"... Set a school record with 4,969 points scored in the heptathlon as she finished second and garnered first team all-WAC honors at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/12-15) while also placing 10th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.31.

2009: Competed one season at Louisiana-Lafayette.

High School: Lettered one year in basketball, three years in volleyball, and three years in track and field at Edna Karr High School... Coached by Wayne Hardy... Was named MVP in 2007 and Metro Leader in 2008.

Personal: Daughter of Patricia Jones... Born June 29, 1990 in New Orleans, La.... Majoring in heath and physical education.