2009: Continued to lead Commodore sprinters with her impressive 12.2 finish at the Mississippi Open in the 100 meters, good for fourth all-time at VU... Best finish outdoors at 200 meters was also at the Mississippi Open with a time of 24.5, good for third all-time at school... Had top-five finishes in 60 meter and 200 meter dashes at the Indiana Invitational.
2008: Topped the Commodore sprint corps as freshman,concentrating on 100- and 200-meter dashes and sprint relays... Became No. 5 Commodore all-time at 100 meters with 12.30 effort in preliminaries of SEC Championships... Also ran 25.34 for 200 meters at SEC meet... Ran early leg on 4x100-meter and 4x200-meter relay teams... Was team's top 100-meter sprinter in five outdoor meets... Also earned one of the Top 5 performances ever by a Commodore indoors at 60 meters with a 7.81 effort at Notre Dame.
In High School: Team captain forthree-time Ohio state champion squad... Named team's Most Valuable Athlete and Cleveland Plain Dealer's Prep Runner of the Year... PRs include 11.88 (100) and 24.6 (200).
Academics: Jackson plans to major in English from the College of Arts and Science.
Personal: Taylor Leigh Jackson... Born March 15, 1989... Daughter of Melvin Jackson and Gina Scruggs... Born and raised in Cleveland... Honors student and honor council representative... Member of school's SADD and environmental clubs.
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