De'Airrien Jackson
De'Airrien Jackson
Height: 6-1
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Santa Clara, Calif.
High School: Wilcox HS

2018:  Competed in two meets for Tech … was Tech’s No. 5 runner at the Florida Mountain Dew Invitational on Sept. 22, recording a five-kilometer time of 24:25.74 … took a 6K time of 32:26.3 to be TTU’s No. 4 runner at the NCAA South Regional on Nov. 9.

2017: Ran in four races for TTU, finishing mostly as the teams fourth or fifth runner ... ran a season-best in the 5K at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational on Sept. 23 with a time of 23:32.0 ... placed as high as 27th at the Golden Eagle Invitational on Sept. 2 with a 5K time of 24:28.7.

2016: Competed in six of the seven meets for the Golden Eagles...recorded a career-best 5K time of 20:52.16 at the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 1...notched a career-best 6K time of 28:40.1 at the Crimson Classic on Oct. 14...placed 80th overall at the OVC Championships and recorded a 5K time of 21:23.2.

Before Tech: An exceptional runner in the sprints all the way up to the 800m, D'Airrien was among not only the best in the sate of California, her times put her on the national charts...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 the 400m, her personal best of 54.90 was the 11th best in California this year, it was also ranked No. 65 in the USA.

Personal: Jackson hails from Santa Clara, California...majoring in psychology.

Coach Angel on Jackson: D'Airrien is a blue chipper from Santa Clara California. She has untapped potential and the talent to be a dominant force in the 400m as well as the 800. With hard work, maturity and experience. D'Airrien will be a force to be reckoned with in the OVC.