• Outdoor Track Profile: Jasmine Gray

    by  • March 17, 2017 • Athlete Profiles, Homepage, Sports • 0 Comments

    Jasmine Gray is a junior at Malden High School. She has been part of outdoor track season since her freshman year. She participates in the 800 meters, the 800 relay, and the 1 mile. She was influenced to join the sport since she already participated in cross country and indoor track. So she decided to pursue outdoor track in addition.

    Gray enjoys running because she likes the feeling of running for a long period of times. She finds it calming when she feels the wind in her hair. Gray also enjoys the sport because she likes the size of the track and how the size of the team attracts people. Out of all the running seasons she admits that cross country is her favorite because “when you run for a long period of time without stopping, it makes you feel really good about yourself.”

    Since joining outdoor track Gray has improved individually in more ways than one. She has been able to push herself at times when she feels like giving up and is still able to persevere. Outdoor  has also helped her mental strength grow. In addition, Gray also believed that outdoor track has made her a better person as well.

    Gray has many expectations for this season. These include “to win most of the meets, and qualify for states.” Above all she expects to try new things. Gray believes that this season will be a new experience for not only new members but returning members as well since they will be participating in a new league.

    All in all, Gray believes that this year's season will be very interesting as well as exciting. It will be a new experience.

     

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    Josandy Jeune is a new member journalism. Coming from Ferryway her guidance counselor pushed her to try this class Freshman year. This was due to her talent in English throughout middle school and her love for English class. Jeune has also previously been considering pursuing journalism as a career so this class seemed like an easy fit. Jeune is looking forward to interviewing people and the photography aspect of this class. She's also excited about writing about sports this year. She has already made the volleyball team and is hoping to make the basketball team. Her hobbies include writing and hanging out with her friends. Currently she is into the show Arrow and she loves the movie Love and Basketball. Her favorite book genre is fiction which makes sense since her favorite book series is Harry Potter. Jeune hopes to stay in the class throughout all of high school and wants to be head of photography in the future.

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