Freshman Jan'Tajiah Ford Finishes 2nd At Brooks PR, Highest Finish Of FL Quartet

Four Florida sprinters made the trip to the west coast for the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle with three athletes Jan'Taijah Ford, Brandon Cachon, and Chauncy Smart all finishing in the top three in their respective races, while Janaya Chambers was 7th in the girls 400m dash. Check out all the race videos and see what each had to say afterwards!

Boys 100m Dash - Chauncy Smart (3rd Place - 10.62)


"My race went perfect. I told my self I wanted to place top three and I made that happen. Brooks PR was really fun  and I honestly want to go back Seattle next year. I like everything we did. Everything was fun and meeting new people, just the whole experience was awesome."


Boys 400m Dash - Brandon Cachon (3rd Place - 47.83)



"My race went very well the first 300 meters., but the head wind was very strong on the home stretch. I didn't run the time I wanted, but I placed 3rd and I can't be mad about that. My overall experience was amazing and I loved every second of being at Brooks."


Girls 400m Dash - Jan'Tajiah Ford (2nd Place - 53.83), Janaya Chambers (7th Place - 56.66)


"My race at Brooks was a great experience. I had the opportunity run against some of the fastest student athletes in the United States. I was a bit nervous at first but through prayer and having Coach Thomas by my side to motivate me and telling me to be my best I felt I became a stronger runner. I didn't win this one , but I hope to be back next year. My freshman year as a whole was an eye opener, but this experience taught me how to grow as a person both on the field and off, and has shown me that I must work very hard to reach my goals."  - Jan'Taijah Ford

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