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 Taylor Jackson
Taylor Jackson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Coronado

Height:
6-0

• 2012 Dr. Gerald Lage Award Recipient
• 2012 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• Six-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection

2012 Cross Country: Was one of Baylor's top-five runners in five of six meeets...Tallied season-best eight kilometer time of 25:59.8 as he finished 53rd at Big 12 Championships as BU's No. 2 runner...Led Baylor with 46th-place showing at NCAA South Central Regional in season-best 10,000-meter time of 32.:36.4...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2012 Track: Had a season-best time of 8:41.93 in the 3,000-meters to take eighth at the Texas A&M Invitational...Competed in only three indoor and three outdoor meets...Recorded a 9:32.39 in 3,000-meter steeplechase to take third at Michael Johnson Classic...Earned Dr. Gerald Lage Award, the Big 12's highest academic honor.

2011 Cross Country: Competed in six meets, finishing in team's top five four times...Earned first top-10 finish of career in season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational with eighth-place finish in six-kilometer time of 19:19.3...Followed one meet later with 16th-place finish at Baylor Invitational to help team to second-place finish with six-kilometer time of 19:49.4...Finished 76th in Big 12 Championship with eight-kilometer time of 26:20.3 and 85th in NCAA South Central Regional with 10-kilometer time of 33:50.1...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2011 Track: Did not compete indoors...Finished 10th in 3,000-meter steeplechase at Michael Johnson/Dr Pepper Classic with time of 10:12.84...Had career-best 1,500-meter time of 4:09.37 to finish 13th at UTA Bobby Lane Invitational.

2010 Cross Country: Competed in four meets, placing in top 25 twice...Finished season-best 21st at UTA Season Opener, covering in 22:04.37...Placed 23rd at Bear Twilight Invitational with a six-kilometer time of 19:48.9...Earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors...Named to fall and spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010 Track: Competed in one meet indoors, placing sixth in unseeded section of mile at Razorback Invitational with time of 4:30.06...Did not compete outdoors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

2009 Cross Country: Competed unattached in Bear Twilight Invitational, placing 21st with time of 20:20.6....Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and Baylor Dean's List.

High School: Three-time letterwinner in track and field and cross country...Helped Coronado HS to second-place district finish in cross country in as junior, and third place as sophomore...Earned all-district honors three times in cross country, winning district individual title as senior...Three-time all-district honoree in track and field...Earned all-city honors twice in cross country and once in track and field...Personal bests of 4:09 at 1500 meters and 16:16 in cross country 5,000 meters...Also lettered two times in basketball...Earned academic all-district honors in all three sports...Member of National Honor Society, and graduated AP scholar with honors.

Personal: Full name is Taylor Jeremy Deane Jackson...Born Nov. 1, 1990, in El Paso, Texas...Son of Walker and Margaret Jackson...Father, Walker, attended Baylor University...Majoring in biology.

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