Simone Grant
Simone Grant
Height: 5'8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bronx, NY
High School: Pelham Prep Academy
Major: Health Education

Season: 3rd

2013-2014: Was a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished 6th at the NCAA National Championships and earned All-American status...the relay team also won an ECC Championship was was named to the All-Region team...finished second at the ECC Championships in the 200m with a time of 26.18, which was also her season-high...came in 5th at the ECC Championships in the long jump with a distance of 5.23m.

2012-13: All-Region in the Triple Jump with a season-best mark of 11.70M which ranked 4th in the East Region...also finished the season ranked 8th in the region in the Long Jump...she was the event winner in the Triple Jump at the ECC Championships and a member of the 4x400M relay championship team at the ECC meet as well, earning 1st Team All-ECC honors for both events...additionally earned 2nd Team All-ECC honors in the 200M dash.

High School: Attended Pelham Preparatory Academy where she competed in cross country and track… was coached by Yvonne Torrente and competed in the 100, 200, 400, long jump, and triple jumps… was named MVP for the 2011 indoor season and was tripled jump champion in the 2012 outdoor season.

Personal: Has three brothers, Brandon (19), Christopher (23), and Russel Jr., also has one sister, Joy (30)… health education major with a career goal of becoming a personal trainer… hobby is traveling… other sports she enjoys to watchor play are football and swimming… favorite athletes are Allyson Felix and Muna Lee… favorite food is chicken and dumplings… favorite movie is The Hunger Games… favorite TV shows are Love and Hip Hop and Family Guy… favorite music artist is Rihanna… favorite website is Instagram… favorite thing about UDC is the apartments… greatest athletic experience was experiencing running at international track meets… greatest athletic influences are Bryshon Nellum and Lolo Jones… most impressive person she has ever met is Vanessa Grant, her mother…gameday superstitious activity is random dancing or head knocking to get rid of any nerves or thinking too much about the event.