G’Auna Edwards

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

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…

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