Jerily Benjamin
Jerily Benjamin
Height: 5'10
Year: Junior
Hometown: Queens, NY
High School: Phillip Randolph HS
Major: Health Education

Season: 2nd

2013-2014: Was a part of the 4x400m relay team that finished 6th with a time of 3:49.40 at the NCAA Division II National Championships and earned All-American honors for their performance...the 4x400m team also earned All-Region honors and won the ECC Championship by almost 10 seconds...set the best marks on the team in 300m, 400m, 500m, and 60m hurdles...finished first in the 400m at the ECC Championships and was a part of the 4x200m team that also finished first at the ECC Championships.

2012-13: First Team All-East Coast Conference in the 400M and the 4x200M and 4x400M relays...runs the 2nd leg on both relay teams...ran a personal best 59.21 in the 400M at the ECC Championships (2/23)...also ran the 500M event at the Armory Challenge (1/12) and finished in 1:18.23.

High School: Attended Phillip Randolph HS and competed in track & field … ran the 200, 300, and 400 meter dashes… was the 2010 Manhattan Borough 300 meter indoor champion, as well as the 2010 Manhattan Borough outdoor champion in the 400.

College: Attended York College in Queens, NY in the spring of 2012.

Personal: Daughter of Patrick and Esther Benjamin… has two brothers, Jamel and Javrey and one sister, Jeavon… hobbies include listening to music, traveling, and watching TV… favorite athletes are tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams… favorite movie is Matilda… favorite TV shows are The Simpsons and Family Guy… favorite music artist is Drake… favorite thing about Washington, DC is that it is similar to New York City… dream as a college athlete is to see how far she can get in the sport… greatest athletic influence is her sister… most impressive people she has ever met are her parents.