2012: Ran 1:03.68 in the 400m at the UAB Blazer Invitational (1/12) ... At the WAC Indoor Championships (2/24-25), ran the second leg of the distance medley relay that placed seventh with a time of 13:35.21 and placed 17th in the long jump with a mark of 16-2.25 (4.93m) ... Ran the 400m in 1:02.44 at the Louisiana Classics (3/17) to finish 36th while also running the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay that placed 10th with a time of 3:59.00 ... Finished 31st in the long jump at the Victor Lopez Classic (3/23) with a mark of 16-1.75 (4.92m).
High School: Lettered in basketball and track at Dutchtown High School ... Garnered all-state honors in track ... Ran a personal best time of 12.12 in the 100m dash and 56.16 in the 400m dash ... Led her high school team to a second place finish at the state meet ... Coached by Bill Jones.
Personal: Raven Bre'ann Sims ... Daughter of Derrick and Tapestry Smith ... Born Feb. 26, 1993 in Baton Rouge, La. ... Father, Derrick, played football and Southern University ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Troy and North Florida.