Jessica was in and out of the varsity last year, and she plans on consistently staying there in 2006 ... She has had a fine summer build up and should be greatly improved ... During track Jessica competed in the steeplechase, where she improved almost 30 seconds last season ... While at Faquier High School, Jessica claimed a District 300m hurdle title in track and was also all-state in the 4x400 relay ... Her 5K PR is 19:52 ... Jessica was born March 17, 1986 to Stephan and Leslee Smith.
WHY/HOW DID YOU START RUNNING?
"I used to race the boys in elementary school and beat them. In high school that changed, but I had grown to love racing against myself, so here I am!"
FAVORITE TUNES TO LISTEN TO WHEN RUNNING?
"Anger management music - hard rock."