D'Airrien Jackson
D'Airrien Jackson
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Wilcox HS

2018: Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor East Preliminary Round, where she finished 20th in the 400 meters … won an individual OVC championship in the outdoor 400-meter hurdles with a career-best time of 59.37 seconds … ran a leg of the outdoor conference championship 4x100m relay team, and ran a leg of the 4x400m relay team that swept the indoor/outdoor OVC Championships and set a new TTU record with a time of 3:37.74 … was also runner-up in the 400m dash at both the indoor and outdoor OVC meets … named OVC Female Track Athlete of the Week three times, (Jan. 18, Feb. 14, May 2) for performances at the Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational, the Arkansas Tyson Invitational and the Louisville Lenny Lyles / Clark Wood Invitational … recorded three regular season victories in the 400 meters and one in the 400m hurdles … took nine top-six results between those two events … took an indoor season best of 52.84 seconds and outdoor season best of 52.78 in the 400 meters.

2017: Jackson had a phenomenal sophomore season...adavanced to the NCAA Outdoor East Preliminaries, for the 400-meter where she placed 34th overall with a time of 54.64 in the first round...was part of the quad of Na'Asha Robinson, Sharnique Leonce, and Crystal Liebenberg to establish an outdoor Tech school record in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 45.78 set at the OVC Championships...Jackson also helped establish Golden Eagle indoor school records for the 4x400-meter (along with Na'Asha Robinson, Sharniqe Leonce, and Jaydean Joseph) with a time of 3:46.60 at the OVC Championships and the distance medley (along with Sarah Brandt, Na'Asha Robinson, and Micayla Rennick) with a time of 11:35.22 at the Meyo Invitational...Jackson recorded personal-best marks in the indoor season for the 200-meter dash (24.63, IU Relays), 400-meter dash (54.38, OVC Championships), and the 600-meter (1:34.09, Illini Classic).

2016: Jackson had a stellar freshman career, slashing school records both indoor and outdoors...was a part of the 4x400m indoor team (along with Na'Asha Robinson, Crystal Liebenburg, and Tiara Hymon) that broke the Tech school record with a time of 3:46.76 at the OVC Indoor Championships...slashed the school record in the distance medley (along with Madison Stremler, Crystal Liebenburg, and Sarah Brandt) at the OVC Indoor Championships with a time of 12:01.09...claimed outdoor school records in the 400m (52.64) and 800m (2:08.81)...set school records in three outdoor relays; including the 4x100m (with Sharnique Leonce, Crystal Liebenburg, and Na'Asha Robinson) with a time of 46.38, the 4x400m (with Na'Asha Robinson, Crystal Liebenburg, and Sharnique Leonce) with a 3:41.15 mark, and in the 4x800m (with Sarah Brandt, Crystal Liebenburg, and Madison Stremler) with a time of 9:14.24...was the No. 2 ranked freshman in the country in the 400m (outdoors)...semifinalist in the 400m in the first-round of the NCAA Championships in Jacksonville, Fla....named the OVC Outdoor Freshman of the Year...honored as the OVC athlete of the week on multiple occasions...finalist for the Tech Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year award...received the Tech Unsung Hero Award...set personal-records in the 200m (24.55), 400m (52.64), and 800m (2:08.81)...ranked 30th in the USA in the 400m (outdoors).

High School: Tremendous three-sport student-athlete during her prep career...competed at Wilcox High School in Santa Clara...ran a PR of 12.42 in the 100m and has a 25.18 in the 200m during her high school career...in the 400m, her personal best of 54.90 was the 11th best in California in 2014-15...it was also ranked No. 65 in the USA...also lettered as a middle blocker on the volleyball team and two years as a forwrd on the basketball team...won a variety of MVP and Best awards in all three sports, and captured the school's Most Outstanding Student-Athlete Award as a senior...

Personal: Majoring in psychology...the daughter of Darick Jackson and Nicole Bizer...full name is D'Airrien Lashey Jackson...born March 3, 1997 in Bradenton, Fla.