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Jayla Jamison

  • position Sprints
  • class Junior
  • Hometown West Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Airport HS
  • position Sprints
  • class Junior
  • Hometown West Columbia, S.C.
  • High school Airport HS

Jayla Jamison Bio

Career Honors and Recognition
2024 NCAA Indoor Champion (4x400m)
2024 Indoor First Team All-American
2024 Indoor First Team All-SEC
2023 Indoor Second Team All-American
2022 Outdoor SEC All-Freshman Team

Season and Career Results
2024
Indoor
Appeared in seven meets during the indoor season, running the 60m, 200m and the 4x400m relay … Was the third leg (51.50) for the women’s 4x400m relay that won the NCAA Indoor Championship with a time of 3:26.20, earning First Team All-American honors with the program’s first 4x400m national championship since 2019 … Was also the third leg (51.44) for the relay team at the SEC Indoor Championship, running a program record time of 3:26.05 for the gold medal, the first indoor SEC 4x400m championship since 2009 … Earned First Team All-SEC honors for winning the 4x400m relay … Also ran the 60m and the 200m at the SEC Indoor Championship, finishing 24th in the 60m with a time of 7.47 and then 12th in the 200m with a season best time of 23.06 … Opened the season by finishing runner-up in the Clemson Opener 200m with a time of 23.46 and also took home the 4x400m crown as the third leg, running 3:36.46 as a unit … In the home opener (Gamecock Opener), she finished 3rd in the 200m with a time of 23.45 and aided the Gamecocks in winning the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:31.27 … Her best finish in the 60m was runner-up at the New Balance Collegiate Showdown with a time of 7.39.

2023

Indoor

Took part in eight overall meets during the indoor season, running the 60m, 200m and the 4x400m relay … Earned Second Team All-American honors at the NCAA Indoor Championship, finishing 15th in the 200m (23.13) and 16th in the 60m (7.27) … Also ran both the 60m and the 200m at the SEC Indoor Championship, finishing ninth in both … Made her season debut at the Gamecock Opener, winning the 60m spring with a time of 7.36 … Won a total of four 60m events during the indoor season including: Carolina Challenge (7.25), Columbia Challenge (7.47) and the USC Indoor Open (7.25) … Won a pair of 200m events at the Carolina Challenge (23.39) and the Columbia Challenge (23.47) … Had a meet to remember at the Tiger Paw Invite, running personal bests in both the 60m and the 200m with times of 7.23 and 23.05 … Her time of 7.23 ranks fourth all-time in Gamecock history, while her 200m mark of 23.05 is the third fastest indoor 200m sprint in program history … Ran as the opening leg in back-to-back 4x400m relay appearances, leading the Gamecocks to wins at both the Carolina Challenge (3:32.40) and the Columbia Challenge (3:37.25).

Outdoor

Competed in eight overall meets during the outdoor campaign, running the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay and one sprint medley relay … Was named an Honorable Mention All-American after finishing 19th in the 200m with a time of 23.16 … Competed in the NCAA East Regional in three events: 200m (19th), 4x100m relay (DQ) and the 4x400m relay (16th) … Ran a wind-aided personal best in the 200m at the NCAA East Regional, clocking 22.71 (2.9) for the fourth-fastest 200m dash in program history … Won one 100m race of the season at the Weems Baskin Relays (11.44) and claimed one 200m victory at the Island Relays Bahamas (23.28) … Ran a wind-aided personal best in the 100m at the Florida Relays, clocking 11.11 (4.1) to finish fourth overall after turning in the third-fastest 100m time in Gamecock outdoor history … Ran the second leg of the 4x100m relay team that won the Weems Baskin Relays (44.17) as well as the second leg of the winning 4x400m relay squad (3:37.57) … Ran both the 100m and the 200m at the SEC Championship.

2022

Indoor

Earned SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 25 … Appeared in seven meets during the indoor season, making her Gamecock debut in the Clemson Opener where she made a memorable debut after winning the 60-meter sprint with a PR time of 7.30 … Finished second in the 60m in her second career meet, the Gamecock Opener, with a time of 7.34 … Also captured a win in the 60m at the UofSC Indoor Open on Feb. 18 with a time of 7.38 … Clocked a time of 23.46 in her first collegiate 200-meter dash, finishing third in the Carolina Challenge … Ran a couple of 4x400m relays, finishing first at the Orange and Purple Elite with a time of 3:38.44.

Outdoor

Earned SEC All-Freshman honors during the outdoor campaign … Began the outdoor season with a third-place finish in the 200m at the Weems Baskin with a time of 23.50 … Ran a pair of 100m sprints and logged the fastest 100m mark for the Gamecocks at the UofSC Open with a time of 11.26 to finish runner up in the event … Her fastest 200m sprint of the season came in the NCAA East Regional with a time of 23.02 to place 13th overall, setting her outdoor 200m PR … Scored points for the Gamecocks in both the 100m and the 200m in the SEC Championship, finishing sixth in the 200m (23.21) and seventh in the 100m (11.48) … Competed in both the 4×100 and the 4×400 relays during the outdoor campaign … Finished first in the 4×100 in both the Weems Baskin (43.83) and in the Penn Relays (43.72) … Qualified for the 4×100 relay NCAA Championships after finishing fourth in the preliminary round with a time of 43.38.

Personal Records
Indoor

60m 7.23 (2/10/23)
200m 23.05 (2/11/23)

Outdoor

100m 11.26/11.11w (4/23/22)
200m 22.77/22.71w (8/5/22)