Events: 60H (8.43), 100M (11.59), 100H (13.44), 200M (24.32), 300H (40.97), 400H (1:00.30)
2017 Texas Class 6A State Champion (300 Hurdles)
2017 Texas Class 6A Silver Medalist (100 Hurdles)
2016 AAU Junior Olympic Champion (100 Hurdles)
2016 AAU Junior Olympic Silver Medalist (400 Hurdles)
2016 Texas Class 6A Silver Medalist (300 Hurdles)
2016 Texas Class 6A Bronze Medalist (100 Hurdles)
PRIOR TO LSU
A highly-recruited hurdle prospect from Lamar High School in Houston, Texas … The top dual hurdler in the state of Texas during her senior season in 2017 ... Crowned the Texas Class 6A State Champion in the 300-meter hurdles for the first time while running a personal best of 40.97 seconds at the 2017 University Interscholastic League Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin ... Time set a new UIL championship record ... Ranked No. 5 nationally among all classifications and No. 4 among hurdlers in the Class of 2017 with her PR of 40.97 in the 300 hurdles ... Also scored the Class 6A silver medal in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal best of 13.44 (+1.3) in the 2017 state final ... PR of 13.44 ranked No. 9 nationally in the Class of 2017 in her senior season ... Was a finalist in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2017 New Balance Indoor Nationals where she placed sixth at The Armory in New York ... Ran a pesonal best of 8.43 in the 60 hurdles during her senior season in 2017 ... Was the Class 6A Silver Medalist in the 300 hurdles and Class 6A Bronze Medalist in the 100 hurdles as a junior in 2016 … Scored the state silver medal in the intermediate hurdles with a time of 42.69 at the state meet … Clocked 13.76 (+1.2) to win the bronze medal in the 100 hurdles at the 2017 state meet … Swept District 20-6A and Region 3-6A titles in both hurdle events en route to the state meet … Also won both District 20-6A (11.77) and Region 3-6A (11.73) titles in the 100-meter dash to earn a state championship berth in the event … Placed fifth in the Class 6A final of the 100 meters in 2016 … Captured the event title in the 300-meter hurdles at the prestigious Great Southwest Classic in 2016 with a seasonal-best time of 41.87 in Albuquerque, New Mexico … Cracked the Top 5 of the final national rankings for the 2016 outdoor season among members of the Class of 2017 while tying as the No. 5-ranked performer in the class with her 41.87 … Also tied for No. 15 nationally among all high school classifications in the event … Added a second-place finish in the 100 hurdles at the Great Southwest Classic with a time of 13.81 (-1.4) … Crowned the AAU Junior Olympic Champion in the 100 hurdles (13.85) and AAU Junior Olympic Silver Medalist in the 400 hurdles (1:00.30) in the 2016 summer season … Ran her personal-best time of 13.74 in the 100-meter hurdles at the AAU Region 17 Qualifier in 2016 … Placed ninth in the sprint hurdles at the 2016 New Balance Outdoor Nationals while running a time of 13.75 (-0.6) … Also ran the 200 meters (24.32) and 400 hurdles (1:02.41) at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals as a high school junior … Also lined up in the 60 hurdles at the 2016 New Balance Indoor Nationals … Competed on the national level for the first time as a freshman in 2014 while placing fourth in her age group in the 100-meter hurdles at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Outdoor Championships … Was also a Texas Class 5A state finalist running the sprint hurdles as a freshman in 2014, placing eighth … Swept district and regional titles in both the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles for the first time during her freshman season.
Full name is Milan Marie Young … Born on June 22, 1999 … Parents are Michael Young, Sr., and Tina Young … The youngest of five children … Has three older brothers, Michael, Jr., Joseph and Jacob … Also has one older sister, Mayorca … Father was a member of Houston's “Phi Slama Jama” that appeared in two NCAA Final Fours in the 1980s … Father was also the No. 24 pick in the first round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics and played three NBA seasons … Brother, Joseph, played college basketball at the University of Oregon before being drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the second round of the 2015 NBA Draft … Brother, Jacob, currently plays college basketball at the University of Texas … Brother, Michael, Jr., played college football at the University of Houston … Sister, Mayorca, also ran track at the University of Houston … An outstanding student at Lamar High School with a 3.4 cumulative grade-point average for her prep career … Currently undecided what major she will pursue at LSU.