2012: Ran 1:01.33 in the 400m at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/12), finishing 34th ... Ran 1:02.72 in the 400m to place 37th at the Louisiana Classic (3/17) while also running the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished 10th with a time of 3:59.00 ... Ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that placed eighth at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) with a time of 3:50.01.
High School: Graduated from Lafayette High School in 2011 ... Lettered in track and field, volleyball and cheerleading ... Was the state runner-up in the 400m as a sophomore and a senior while finishing third as a junior and finished third in the 200m as a sophomore ... Team was the state runner up in 5A her senior year ... Was a five-time district champion her junior and senior years and named the district's outstanding performer her junior year ... Coached by Ron Baillargeon.
Personal: Cherise Monique Mason ... Daughter of Charles and Sherita Mason ... Has one younger brother, Charles, Jr. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over LSU, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe and Northwestern State.