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Elissa Parker
Elissa Parker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
Ursuline Academy

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

2013 Outdoor: Competed in three meets participating in the 200 and 400 meters and the Long Jump ... Recorded personal bests in the 200 meters at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a time of 28.34 seconds, the 400 meters at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic with a time of 1:03.17 and in the Long Jump event at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic with a distance of 4.89 meters.

2013 Indoor: Competed in two meets participating in the Long Jump ... Set a personal best distance of 5.05 meters at the Alabama Indoor Invite.

High School: Attended Ursuline Academy in New Orleans, La. ... Only began competing in long jump in 2011 ... Trained as a gymnast for 14 years ... Long jump PR of 18-3 is school record ... Finished in third place at Louisiana state meet in 2012 in first year competing in long jump ... Also member of school record holding teams in the 4x2 and 4x4 ... 4x4 team finished in third place at 2012 Louisiana state championships.

Personal: Born November 27, 1993 ... Daughter of Kendall and Lisa Parker ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Mother competed at Tennessee State University ... Majoring in pre-dentistry.