Events: 1,500M (5:41.80), Mile (5:29.04), 3,000M (IN: 10:40.14)
Won the 3,000 meters in the team’s indoor season opener at the LSU Indoor Invitational with a lifetime personal best of 10 minutes, 40.14 seconds … Was her only appearance with the Lady Tigers during the 2015 season … Did not compete during the outdoor season.
Received a redshirt during her true freshman season in 2014 … Competed unattached in two meets on the year … Clocked banked-track-converted times of 5:29.04 in the mile and 11:11.37 in the 3,000 meters at the LSU Twilight indoors … Ran a seasonal-best time of 5:41.80 in the 1,500 meters in her only outdoor appearance of the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Was a four-year letterwinner in track and field and three-year letterwinner in cross country during her prep career at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Virginia … A member of eight district championship teams at Colonial Forge High School … Helped lead her track and field team to three district titles indoors in 2010, 2012 and 2013 and three district titles outdoors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … Also helped guide her cross country team to back-to-back district championships in 2011-12 and 2012-13 … Team earned a third-place finish at the state cross country championships in 2010 … Earned multiple first-team all-area, all-district and all-region selections in high school … Ran on nationally-ranked distance medley relay and 4x1,600-meter relay teams at Colonial Forge High School … Competed at indoor nationals during her junior season … Also ran at the Penn Relays during her junior and senior seasons … Competed at the state championship in each of her four seasons at the prep level … One of three freshmen to compete in the 1,600 meters at the state meet in 2010, finishing in 20th place overall with a time of 5:14 … Was the regional runner-up in the 3,200 meters and 4x800-meter relay before placing eighth at the state meet in the relay in 2011 … Won the indoor district silver medal in the 1,000 meters in 2012 … Ran on school record 4x400 (4:05.54) and 4x800 (9:32.96) relays as a junior in 2012 … Also helped her 4x400-meter relay run the outdoor school record of 4:01.85 during her junior season … Limited in her performance as a high school senior in 2013 after having a stress fracture in her foot.
Full name is Jenna Stephanie Walker … Born on Oct. 25, 1994 … Mother is Laura Bronesky … Has two younger sisters, Karina and Shanna … Was Distinguished Honor Graduate at Colonial Forge High School … A member of the National Honor Society and Latin Club during her prep career … Majoring in petroleum engineering.