G’Auna Edwards

Jr/Jr | 5-9 | Sprints/Hurdles | Houston, Texas | Spring High School/Texas Tech

Junior (2020)
Indoors: Claimed bronze medal in pentathlon at SEC Indoor Championships with a career best score of 4,047 points … Also placed sixth in long jump with a mark of 20-3.5 (6.18) in conference meet … In SEC Indoor pentathlon, produced the second-best mark in the field in 60m hurdles (8.21) and long jump (19-9.75 | 6.04) along with third best mark in high jump (5-8.5 | 1.74) … The 8.21 ranks her eighth on the Arkansas all-time list … Opened indoor campaign at Arkansas Invitational, winning 60m hurdles (8.33) and high jump (5-7) while placing fifth in 200m (24.66) … Produced an indoor best of 20-9.75 (6.34), which ranks fourth on the Razorback all-time list, to place third in long jump at Red Raider Invitational and finished fourth in 60m hurdles (8.29) … The long jump mark qualified Edwards for the NCAA Indoor Championships … Scored a then best of 4,004 points to finish fifth in the pentathlon at Razorback Invitational, producing leading marks in 60m hurdles (8.36) and long jump (20-9.25 | 6.33) … During Tyson Invitational, competed in four events – 60mH (8.35), 200m (24.33), long jump (19-11.75 | 6.09) and ran on a B 4×400 relay (3:44.17) … Won long jump at Arkansas Qualifier with a leap of 20-4.5 (6.21).

Sophomore (2019)
Competed in 10 meets… Earned Second-Team All-American honors in the long jump… Set a lifetime-best of 6.42m (21-0.75) in the LJ that is No. 2 in program history… Ran a lifetime-best 13.35 in the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Championships… Qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the LJ and 100mH… Recorded 13 top-10 finishes…

High School
2015 USATF Junior Olympic Heptathlon Champion… Edwards claimed medals in all three of her State Championship appearances … in 2017 she finished fourth in the 100H at State … she also competed in the 100H at the Brooks PR Invitational where she claimed fourth … took sixth in the high jump at State … ran in the AAU Junior Olympic Games in 2016 finishing sixth in the heptathlon … competed in the New Balance Indoor Nationals where she finished seventh in the long jump … named No. 3 All-State in 2017 by Mile Split… Ranked No. 7 in the United States… Personal Bests: Long Jump (19’9.5”), 100H (13.98), High Jump (5’9”), Heptathlon (4684)… School Record in the long jump, high jump, 100-meter hurdles, and 300-meter hurdles… Also lettered in basketball… 2x Defensive MVP in basketball…

Personal
Born Feb. 16, 1999…Daughter of Calvin and Ta’Kesha Edwards… Has three siblings Tavalya, Ariauna, & Myriah Edwards… grandfather, Calvin Edwards, played football at Texas Tech… born in Houston, Texas… Majoring in Psychology