(Cover Photo is of Mallory Streetman from Gulfport HS, one of the top-ranked 800m runners the at AAU Jr. Olympics)
This year at the 2021 AAU Jr Olympics, there are a total of 17 athletes from all over Mississippi competing! That is great news, as that is way more than any previous year, and I think it is great for Mississippi athletes to get that kind of exposure at the national level.
Below is the full list of Mississippi athletes competing:
Jaiden Hill - Oak Grove High School - 15-16 400mH Prelims
Miquel Bankston - Clinton High School - 17-18 800m Prelims
Kierstan Mccord - Clinton High School- 14 Shot Put
Mallory Streetman - Gulfport High School - 17-18 1500m
John Lewis - Clinton High School - 15-16 Shot Put
Jenesis Williams - Clinton High School- 15-16 100mH Prelims
Jaiden Hill - Oak Grove High School - 15-16 100mH Prelims
Christian Parks - Clinton High School - 17-18 HJ
Kennedi Mccord - Clinton High School - 15-16 PV
Avaun Morgan - Clinton High School - Discus
Meagan Womack - Clinton High School - 15-16 Discus
Zariyah Edwards - Starkville - 15-16 Discus
Mississippi MileSplit wishes all of our athletes good luck this week to all of our Mississippi athletes!!