Kaydian Jones
Kaydian Jones
Height: 5'8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
High School: St. Andrew HS

Season: 3rd

2013: USTFCCCA Academic All-American, East Coast Conference Co-Athlete of the Year and Athlete of the Meet (ECC Championships)...NCAA Championships participant in the 4x400M relay running the 1st leg...ranked No. 4 in the region in the 200M, No. 6 in the 400M hurdle, No. 3 in the 4x100M relay and No. 3 in the long jump...also ranked No. 34 in all of Division II in the long jump...at the ECC Championship meet, Jones scored in six different events for the Firebirds, winning four of them...she won individual titles in the long jump (5.76M), 100M dash (12.39s), 200M run (25.38s), and helped the 4x400M relay team to a 1st place showing in 3:56.03...her outstanding performance at the ECC meet also earned her weekly national honorable mention from the USTFCCCA.

2012: Participated on the 4x100M relay team that received USTFCCCA All-Region honors...the 4x100M team clocked their best time of the season at Johnson C. Smith with a season best time of 48.3.

College: Attended North Dakota State University where she competed in track & field for 2010-11.

High School: Jones is a 2010 graduate of St. Andrew High School where she participated in track and field… was also ranked third on the island for art and design.

Personal: Daughter of Paulette Lyttle and Llewellyn Jones...has four siblings, Adrian, Kerron, Renardo, and Tashana... journalism major with a career goal oof being a news anchor as well as a professional athlete… hobbies include dancing, being a make-up artist (self-taught), and giving back to the community… other sports she enjoys to watch or play are soccer and basketball… respects all athletes and does not have necessarily have a favorite one… favorite food is ackee and saltfish and fried breadfruit… favorite TV shows are Family Feud, Drop Dead Diva, and Pretty Little Liars… favorite music artists are Chris Brown, Keith Sweat, R. Kelly, Agent SASCO, VYBZ Kartel… favorite websites are Twitter and YouTube… favorite thing about UDC is the diversity… dream as a college athlete is to be a role model for her teammates and to finish her collegiate career with no regrets… greatest athletic influences are Tyson Gay, Allyson Felix, and Asafa Powell… most impressive people she has ever met are Usain Bolt, Muna Lee, and Yohan Blake… gameday superstition is to never wear socks because socks slow her down.