Jovanee Jarrett Is A Jamaican Long Jumper

September 21, 2009

Jamaican Long Jumper Jovanee Jarrett recently attended the Pedro Cup International Track and Field meeting. Get the results of her performance here with Jovanee’s career highlights below.

Jovanee Jarrett claimed victory over Estonia‚Äôs Ksenija Balta in the Long Jump event last week while competing in the Pedro Cup International Track and Field. Jovanee’s jump was recorded at 6.39 metres while Ksenija Balta finished with 6.28 metres. Get more on Jovanee Jarrett below.

As a biography Jovanee Jarrett is a professional Jamaican Long Jumper who was born on the 15th of January in 1983. Jarrett is a native of Hanover, Jamaica. Jovanee, who stands at 5’7″, is a graduate from both the St. Hago High School and Auburn University. During college Jarrett competed in track and field.

“My most memorable track moment was winning the long jump at Penn Relays in 2003 with a personal best jump of 6.13m (20-1.50).”

A member of the Puma Club, Jovanee Jarrett recently attended the 12th IAAF World Championship in Athletics. She placed seventh in the long jump event with a finish of 6.43.

Jovanee has also competed in the triple jump event and the 60 metre event. Her personal best performance to date in the long jump is 6.75 while her best in the triple jump is a recorded 12.74.

Aside from her love of the long jump, and sleeping, Jovanee says she would like to “teach, probably 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade, because I love helping children.”

Video of Jovanee Jarrett are below.

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