Jazz Allen
Jazz Allen
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Conway, Ark.
High School: Conway High West
Position: Sprints

2012-13: Indoor: Won the 60 meter hurdles at the season-opening MSSU Early Bird Open running 8.26...Won the 60m hurdles at the MSSU Open Invitational clocking a 8.39 while also running the 400 meters in a time of 53.70...Took fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.40) and competed in the 400m at the Missouri Invitational running 53.68...Finished seventh in the 60m hurdles at the KU Classic running 8.51 and ran the 400m (53.00)...Won the 60m hurdles at the MSSU Lion Invite in a time of 8.33...Finished eighth in the 60m hurdles at the MIAA Championships running 8.37...Outdoor: Finished 5th in the 110 meter hurdles running 15.10 and ran the 400 meters (57.94) at the ESU State Farm Relays...Won the 110 meter hurdles at the Dewey Allgood Invitational running 14.87 while taking 2nd at the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 55.48...Won the 110 meter hurdles at the Bill Williams/Bob Laptad Invite in a time of 14.62 and took 4th in the 400 meter hurdles running 56.05...Competed in both the 110 meter and 400 meter hurdles at the MIAA Championships narrowly missing the final by 0.02 in the 110m (14.78) and finished 11th in the 400m clocking a time of 56.46.

2011-2012: Indoor: As a sophomore for the Lions, Allen competed in the 200m, 400m, 60m hurdles, and 4x400m relay...Ran a 52.0 in the 400m at the MIAA Championships ...Took 6th at the MIAA Championships in the 60m hurdles recording a time of 8.19 ...Ran the last leg of the 4x400m relay that took 4th overall in a time of 3:23.32 ...Took fifth at the Lions Invite in the 60m hurdles in a time of 8.38 ...Outdoor: Competed in the 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, 4x100m and 4x400m relays ...Took 7th at the MIAA Championships in the 400m hurdles in a time of 55.05...Ran on the 4x100 m and 4x400m relays that took fourth and sixth, repectively...Part of 3rd place 4x100 & 4x400 relays teams at the PSU Wendy's Open.

2010-2011: Indoor: During his freshman season as a Lion competed in the 60m, 200m, 400m, 60m hurdles, and 4x400m relay...Had a season best in the 60m Hurdles at the Holiday Inn Invite with a 6th place finish in 8.42...Ran 23.68 in the 200m dash at the UCM Invite... At the MIAA Indoor Championships, competed in the 60m Hurdles and 4x400m relay, placing 10th and 5th, respectively.  

In High School - he ran track for coach John Kennedy at Conway West High School. An All-Conference and All-State selection, Allen helped his team to the conference championship in both 2008 and 2009.  Allen also lettered in football at Conway West.

Personal - an Education major...born January 31, 1992 in Little Rock, Ark...son of Pamela Allen.