|High School:||El Camino HS|
CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE - 2013
Jakayla Daniels reached the final in bot the shot put and discus at the Big West Championships (May 10-11) ... finished sixth in the shot after tossing a CSUN season-best 46-5.50 (14.16) ... her mark ranks eighth on the all-time CSUN freshman list ... also placed 13th in the discus with a top throw of 138-4 (42.16) which was just off her personal-best 144-40 (44.16) which she set at the Steve Scott Invitational (Apr. 28) ... her discus throw mark ranks ninth on the freshman list ... top hammer throw mark (136-4) also came at the Steve Scott Invitational ... INDOOR SEASON: qualified for the shot put final at the MPSF Championships where she wound up 24th with a best of 40-6.75 (12.36) ... season-best was 44-1.50 (13.45) at the Great Dane Classic (Jan. 18).
EL CAMINO HIGH SCHOOL
Daniels lettered in both track & field and basketball at El Camino High School in Oceanside, Calif. ... is the school's shot put record holder at 43-10 ... earned team MVP in 2012 and was also second team All-Avocado League ... the Wildcats won the track & field championship ... was also a shooting guard for the basketball squad ... graduated in 2012 with a 3.7 grade point average.
Born November 11, 1994 in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Pearise and James Daniels ... has two brothers, James and Jamal who graduated from Brown and UC Riverside respectively ... favorites include the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade, actors Jason Statham and Mila Kunis, the TV show "Man vs. Food" and the movie "Scream" ... says her greatest sports moment was "breaking the school shot put record" ... major is Biology.
OUTDOOR CAREER BESTS
Shot Put: 46-5.50 (14.16) - Big West Championships (5/11/13)
Discus: 144-10 (44.16) - Steve Scott Invitational (4/28/13)
Hammer: 136-4 (41.55) - Steve Scott Invitational (4/28/13)
INDOOR CAREER BESTS
Shot Put: 44-1.50 (13.45) - Great Dane Classic (1/18/13)