2014 (Sophomore): Participated in all seven meets with team ... Qualified for the NCATA Individual Championships in Duo Tumbling and Quad Tumbling ... Named to Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll for Spring 2014 ... Earned first team Academic All-Big 12 honors.
2013 (Freshman): Participated in three of seven meets with team ... Competed in trio tumbling and team routine ... Earned Academic All-Big 12 Conference Rookie Team honors ... Named to Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll.
High School: Competed on cheer team at Sulphur Springs High School (Sulphur Springs, Texas) ... NCA Champions in 2009 and 2010 ... Named NCA Top All-American in 2011 ... Competed on track team in 2008-2012 ... 300-meter hurdles district champion in 2012 ... Triple jump district champion in 2010 and 2012 ... Four-time individual cross country regional qualifier ... Two-time individual and team track regional qualifier.
Personal: Full name is Ayana Djenaba Taylor ... Born May 20, 1994, in Port Charlotte, Fl. ... Parents are Freddie and Rita Taylor ... Major is professional selling ... Enjoys volunteering at Blue Santa, Stocking Stuffers, CASA Bake Sales, Kid's Safe Saturday and Feed My Starving Children.