Brittany Okon
Brittany Okon
Height: 5'2
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bronx, NY
High School: Pelham Prep Academy
Major: Health Education

Season: 1st

2013-2014: In her first season with the Firebirds, Okon competed in 60m and 200m...Ran aseason best-7.91s in the 60m to finish first at the ECC championships...was part of the 4x200m team that won the event at the ECC championships with a time of 1:46.29.

High School: Attended Pelham Prep Academy where she competed in the Long Jump, 55M, 100M and various relay teams under head coach Yvonne Torrente...was named the Athlete of the Year her junior year, was crowned Borough Champion in the Long Jump and took 2nd place at the NYC Championships her senior year.

Personal: Daughter of Okokon and Ourla Okon...Health Education major with career goal of becoming a physical therapist...enjoys listening to music and texting...likes to watch gymnastics and swimming...her favorite athletes are Allyson Felix, Brittnet Reese, Shelley-Ann Fraser and Carmelita Jeten...her favorite movies are Cool Runnings, Waist Deep, Project X, and Love & Basketball...her favorite tv shows are Love & Hip Hop, Housewives of Atlanta and Spongebob Squarepants...favorite music artists are Aidonia, Konshens, Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj...favorite websites are Facebook and Instagram...chose UDC for its friendly environment and caring staff...favorite thing about DC is "it's a mini version of NYC - a home away from home"...dream as a college athlete is to become an All-American...greatest athletic influence is Shelly-Ann Fraser and Carmelita Jeten.