Jianna Williams
Jianna Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Douglasville, Ga.

High School:
South Paulding

Height:
5-6

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
08/20/1993

04/17/2014

ISU Heads East to Ohio for Jesse Owens Classic

The Redbirds look to improve on last week's success.

04/11/2014

ISU Concludes Friday Events at Tennessee with Multiple PR's

Morgan Keller wins her first collegiate event as a Redbird.

04/09/2014

Illinois State Set for Sea Ray Relays

The Redbirds look to compete against top competitors this weekend.

04/05/2014

Redbirds Wrap Up Stint at Eastern Illinois

Multiple athletes notch personal-best marks at Big Blue.

04/05/2014

Ryan Rutherford Clocks Record-Breaking Time at Stanford

Rutherford breaks 15-year old ISU record.

05/13/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2

02/25/2012

2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships

2012 State Farm MVC Indoor Track & Field Championships Day One

2011-12

Indoor: Finished third at the Early Bird Invitational (Dec. 3) in the weight throw with a toss of 57-03.75 ... threw a personal-best of 40-10.25 in the shot put at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14), finishing sixth ... took third in the weight throw at the Keck Invitational (Feb. 3) with a mark of 60-01.25 ... finished eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Feb. 25) in the weight throw with a personal-best throw of 60-06.00.

Outdoor: Finished fourth in the hammer at the EIU Big Blue Classic (March 29) with a mark of 165-05 ... threw a personal-best in the discus and the hammer at the Lenny Lyles Invitational (April 20), finishing eighth and third with marks of 142-11 and 179-06, respectively ... matched that hammer mark at the Billy Hayes Invitational (May 4), finishing third ... launched a personal-best toss of 45-04.25 in the shot put at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11), taking 13th.

PRIOR TO ISU

At South Paulding High School: Four-year letterwinner on the track ... named athlete of the year her senior season after winning the state tournament in the shot put and discus with marks of 44-0 and 137-0, respectively ... finished third at the state meet in the discus her junior year with a mark of 131-0 ... finished first in the Milrose Games in the weight toss ... threw a distance of 61-1.25 in the weight throw at the Georgia Open, which was the third best throw in USA high school history ... All-American in the weight and hammer.

Personal: Born 8/20/1993 ... daughter of Brandon and Charna Williams ... sibling is Marquis Ervin ... plans to major in early childhood education.