Kayla Parker
Kayla Parker

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Florida High

Height:
5-9

Event:
Multi

Year (I/O):
Jr./R-So.


Hard worker with high expectations to make nationals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Florida High School in Tallahassee, Fla., in 2006 ... was a six-year letterman in track and field and a five-year letterman in volleyball ... coached by Jared Hickman at Florida High School ... was awarded all-state and all-district honors ... winner of the High School Heisman and named All-Big Bend Athlete of the Year ... helped her team win state championships in 2003, 2005 and 2006.

PERSONAL: Kayla Marie Parker was born Jan. 19, 1988 ... parents are Ted and Karen Parker ... her brother, Nick Parker, plays baseball at Florida A&M ... majoring in broadcast journalism ... enjoys spending her free time at the beach ... chose South Carolina for its academics and great track and field program.