Jocelin James
Jocelin James
Height: 5-0
Year: Fr
Hometown: Newport News, Va.
High School: Warwick
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Social Work

- “I chose Virginia Wesleyan because it’s a small school and I felt very welcomed when I visited. It just felt like home.”
- Selected VWC over Longwood University and Jacksonville University

Top Performances

YearSport800m1500m1600mMile
2017 Outdoor -- -- 6:18.45 -- -- -- --
2017 Indoor 3:11.10 -- -- 6:49.17 6:46.41

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Apr 21–22, 2017 ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships 1500m 6:39.08 17
Apr 14–15, 2017 New Captains Classic & Combined Events 1500m 6:52.61 40
Apr 7–8, 2017 2017 Liberty Collegiate Invite 1500m 6:40.91 49
Mar 31–Apr 1, 2017 Battleground Relays 1500m 6:28.36 27
Mar 25, 2017 Commonwealth Duals 1500m 6:18.45 12
Feb 26, 2017 ODAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Mile 6:48.49 14
Feb 17, 2017 Artie O'Connor Invitational Mile 6:46.41 32
Feb 4, 2017 Vince Brown Invitational 1600 6:49.17 10
Jan 20, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 800m 3:16.07  
Jan 20, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events Mile 7:20.26  
Jan 13, 2017 CNU Quadrangular 800m 3:11.10 5
Dec 4, 2016 CNU Holiday Open Mile 6:57.26 30

Freshman (2016-17): (Indoor) Competed in the 800m and mile… Ran a time of 6:46.41 in the mile at the Artie O’Connor Invitational… Finished fifth in the 800m at the CNU Quadrangular with a time of 3:11.10… (Outdoor) Took part in the 1,500m… Ran a time of 6:18.45 to finish 12th at the Commonwealth Duals.

Before VWC: Ran cross country at Warwick High School in Newport News, Virginia… Served as the senior class vice president.

Personal: The daughter of Natalie and Darrell Nichols… Has two siblings, Anthony Brunson and Ivana Moore … Psychology minor.

Get to Know Jocelin

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "a blast to be around”
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to stay in shape as well as having a good time”