Jada Philson
Jada Philson
Height: 5-1
Year: So
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
High School: Nansemond River
Position: Sprints
Major: Criminal Justice

- “I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because my parents chose it and I’m happy they did.”
- Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Hampton University, VCU, and Virginia Union

Top Performances

YearSport60m100m200m
2017 Outdoor -- -- 13.17 27.50
2017 Indoor 8.40 -- -- 28.44
2016 Outdoor -- -- 13.56 27.80
2016 Indoor 8.41 -- -- 28.00

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 4x2 1:45.20  
Apr 21–22, 2017 ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships 200m 27.64 11
Apr 21–22, 2017 ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships 100m 13.74 (1.4) 7
Apr 21–22, 2017 ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships 100m 13.28 7
Apr 21–22, 2017 ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships 400m Relay 50.37 2
Apr 14–15, 2017 New Captains Classic & Combined Events 200m 27.50 (0.7) 23
Apr 14–15, 2017 New Captains Classic & Combined Events 100m 13.17 (2.0) 15
Apr 14–15, 2017 New Captains Classic & Combined Events 400m Relay 49.72 6
Apr 7–8, 2017 2017 Liberty Collegiate Invite 100m 13.65 (-2.9) 32
Apr 7–8, 2017 2017 Liberty Collegiate Invite 400m Relay 51.24 5
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 2017 Colonial Relays 400m Relay 50.71 34
Mar 30–Apr 1, 2017 2017 Colonial Relays 4x2 1:46.78 29
Feb 26, 2017 ODAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 200m 28.63 10
Feb 26, 2017 ODAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 60m 8.40 8
Feb 26, 2017 ODAC Indoor Track & Field Championships 60m 8.43 8
Feb 4, 2017 Vince Brown Invitational 60m 8.62 35
Feb 4, 2017 Vince Brown Invitational 200m 28.66 41
Jan 20, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 60m 8.59  
Jan 20, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 200m 29.35  
Jan 20–21, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 200m 28.44 23
Jan 20–21, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 60m 8.41 25
Jan 20–21, 2017 Captains Invitational & Combined Events 4x2 1:50.23 5
Jan 13, 2017 CNU Quadrangular 200m 29.04 5
Jan 13, 2017 CNU Quadrangular 60m 8.44 3
Apr 22–23, 2016 ODAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships 200m 28.19 (1.1) 13
Apr 15–16, 2016 New Captains Classic & Comb Events - Collegiate Team Entries 200m 27.80 (-1.2) 32
Apr 9, 2016 Aggie Invitational 100m 13.65w (3.0) 22
Mar 26, 2016 Commonwealth Duals 100m 13.56 (-1.3) 7
Mar 18–19, 2016 W&L Track and Field Carnival 100m 14.07 (0.4) 16
Mar 18–19, 2016 W&L Track and Field Carnival 200m NT  
Feb 28, 2016 2016 ODAC Indoor Track and Field Championships 200m NT  
Feb 28, 2016 2016 ODAC Indoor Track and Field Championships 60m NT  
Feb 6, 2016 Vince Brown Invitational 60m 8.41 19
Jan 22–23, 2016 Captains Invitational & Combined Events - Collegiate Team En 200m 28.44 23
Jan 22–23, 2016 Captains Invitational & Combined Events - Collegiate Team En 60m 8.41 25
Jan 22–23, 2016 Captains Invitational & Combined Events - Collegiate Team En 4x2 1:50.23 5
Jan 15, 2016 Ramapo College Season Opener 60m 8.45 19
Jan 15, 2016 Ramapo College Season Opener 200m 28.00 22
Dec 5, 2015 CNU Holiday Open 60m 8.50 35
Dec 5, 2015 CNU Holiday Open 200m 29.12 35

Sophomore (2016-17): (Indoor) Competed in the 60m and 200m… Ran a personal best in the 60m at the ODAC Championship, finishing eighth with a time of 8.40… (Outdoor) Ran the 100m and 200m in the outdoor season… Finished second in the 4x100m relay at the ODAC Championship with a time of 50.37… Ran personal bests in the 100m (13.17) and the 200m (27.50) at the New Captains Classic & Combined.

Freshman (2015-16): (Indoor) Competed in the 60m and 200m in the indoor season… Posted a 60m mark of 8.41 at the Captains Invitational… Ran a time of 28.00 in the 200m at the Ramapo College Season Opener… (Outdoor) Ran the 100m and 200m in the spring… Posted a time of 13.56 in the 100m at the Commonwealth Duals to finish seventh… Ran a 27.80 in the 200m at the New Captains Classic.

Personal: Daughter of Jason and Teressa Philson… Has a brother, Jason.

Get to Know Jada

- Fan of track and field athlete Allyson Felix, the New England Patriots, and celebrity Nicki Minaj
- Favorites include the movies “Higher Learning,” “Menace II Society,” and “Creed” as well as the TV series “Empire”

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: “I am a very ENERGETIC, one of a kind individual”
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: “the friendships that I have made”
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period, it would be: “Nicki Minaj, because I freaking love her!!! I am literally obsessed with her to the point where deep down inside I feel like I am her”
  • It’s the year 2030 and I am…: “married and in the FBI”