Position
Hurdles
Height
5'6
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Donaldsonville, La.
Major
Pre-Humanities & Soc. Science
High School
Donaldsonville HS

Events: 60H (8.59), 100H (14.07), 200M (IN: 24.60; OUT: 24.49w), 400M (IN: 55.18; OUT: 55.48), 400H (56.63)

CAREER CAPSULE
Graduated from LSU in August 2017 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies … Ended her collegiate career as the No. 9 performer in the 400-meter hurdles in school history with a career-best time of 56.63 seconds run during her junior season in 2016 … Three times an SEC finalist and NCAA Championship qualifier in the 400 hurdles from 2015-17 … Earned a career-best fifth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships during her junior season … Also placed seventh in the conference as a sophomore in 2017 before also qualifying for the SEC final for a third-straight time as a senior in 2017 … Advanced to the NCAA semifinals in the intermediate hurdles for the first time in her career during the 2016 season, finishing 13th nationally at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Oregon’s Hayward Field.

2017
An NCAA qualifier in the 400-meter hurdles for the third-straight season with an appearance at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Also an SEC finalist in the event for the third-straight season … Clocked her seasonal-best time of 56.68 in the qualifying round of the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Columbia, South Carolina … Won the 400 hurdles at the inaugural SEC Relays with a run of 57.13 on her home track at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Placed fourth in her outdoor opener at the Texas Relays where she ran 57.78 in the preliminary round and 57.38 in the final … Also placed 10th in the intermediate hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays with a run of 58.17 … Posted an outdoor personal best of 55.48 in the 400-meter dash in a sixth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette … Ran her indoor personal best in the event at the Razorback Invitational where she clocked 55.18 for ninth place overall … Also ran the 400 meters at the Commodore Invitational (55.72), Auburn Invitational (56.29) and SEC Indoor Championships (56.07) during the indoor season … Placed 31st in 400-meter qualifying at the SEC Indoor Championships … Won two 600-meter races during the indoor season at the Purple Tiger Invitational (1:33.69) and Bayou Bengal Invitational (1:33.35).

2016
Emerged as one of the NCAA’s leading performers in the 400-meter hurdles with her performance in 2016 … An NCAA semifinalist in the event for the first time at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon … Placed 13th nationally after running 57.61 in her semifinal heat at Oregon’s Hayward Field … Advanced to the national semifinals with a personal-best run of 56.63 for 11th place in the quarterfinal round at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Jacksonville, Florida … Ended the season ranked No. 9 on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list in the 400 hurdles … Also ran 57.97 in the first round of NCAA qualifying at Hodges Stadium … Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships, clocking 57.48 in the prelims and 57.66 in the conference final … Opened the outdoor season by placing third in the event at the Hurricane Twilight with a time of 57.98 … Finished seventh at both the Battle on the Bayou (59.86) and LSU Invitational (58.01) and eighth at the Texas Invitational (58.53) … Ran an all-conditions career-best time of 24.49 (+3.7) in the 200 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Mostly competed in the 200 meters during the indoor season … Sprinted to a seasonal-best time of 24.69 at the Razorback Invitational … Also ran an indoor seasonal best of 56.20 in the 400 meters at the Razorback Invitational … Placed sixth in the 200 meters at both the Bayou Bengal Invitational (25.20) and LSU High Performance Meet (25.06) … Ran the 200 meters at the Power Five Conference Clash and New Mexico Collegiate Classic.

2015
An SEC finalist in the 400-meter hurdles for the first time in her collegiate career … Scored two points for the Lady Tigers with a seventh-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Mississippi State’s Mike Sanders Track Complex … Clocked a personal-best time of 58.55 seconds in the conference final … Actually ran back-to-back personal bests at the SEC Championships with a qualifying time of 58.67 for sixth place in the semifinal round … Qualified to run the 400 hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the first time in her collegiate career … Finished in 26th place in the first round of qualifying at the NCAA East Prelims after running 59.23 in the meet held in Jacksonville, Florida … Opened the outdoor season by running 1 minute, 0.32 seconds to win the 400 hurdles at the Louisiana Classics meet in Lafayette … Finished runner-up at the Battle on the Bayou (59.56) and fourth at the LSU Alumni Gold (59.41) in meets held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium … Placed seventh in the 400 hurdles at the Texas Relays (59.25), Jim Click Shootout (59.86) and LSU Invitational (59.29) … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles and 200-meter and 400-meter dashes during the indoor season … Ran both the 200 meters and 400 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships held at Kentucky’s Nutter Field House … Finished in 30th place in the 200 meters (24.99) and 35th place in the 400 meters (56.68) at the SEC Indoor Championships … Posted an indoor personal best of 24.60 in a runner-up finish in the 200 meters at the LSU High Performance Meet … Won the unseeded section of the 400 meters at the New Mexico Classic with an indoor PR of 55.70 … Also ran the 400 meters at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (58.26) and Razorback Invitational (56.69) … Ran a seasonal-best time of 8.73 in the prelim before taking second place in the 60 hurdles at the LSU High Performance Meet … Ran 8.74 for seventh place at the LSU Twilight meet.

2014
A letterwinner indoors and outdoors in her debut season with the Lady Tigers in 2014 … Competed in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season … Earned a 14th-place finish with a time of 1:01.89 in the qualifying round of the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Ran a seasonal-best time of 1:01.49 in a fourth-place finish in the 400 hurdles at the LSU Invitational … Earned back-to-back sixth-place finishes in the 400 hurdles at the Battle on the Bayou (1:02.31) and Miami’s Hurricane Alumni Invitational (1:02.84) … Also lined up in the event at the LSU Alumni Gold as she ran 1:02.03 for 10th place in the “B” section … Competed in both the 60 hurdles and 200 meters during the indoor season … Finished in 16th place in the qualifying round of the 60-meter hurdles at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 8.61 … Clocked an indoor personal best of 8.59 in a runner-up finish in the B section of the 60 hurdles at the New Mexico Team Invitational … Placed seventh in the 60 hurdles at the LSU Twilight (8.78) and Texas A&M Triangular (8.81) … Also ran the 60 hurdles at the Aggie Invitational (8.80) and Tyson Invitational (8.89) during the indoor season … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 25.36 in a fourth-place finish in the 200 meters at the LSU Twilight during the indoor season … Ran the 200 meters at five meets in her first indoor season as a Lady Tiger.

PRIOR TO LSU
Signed with the Lady Tigers as one of the nation’s premier intermediate hurdlers in the Class of 2013 … Was a finalist in both the 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles in the 17-18 age group at the 2013 USA Track & Field Junior Olympic National Championships held in Greensboro, North Carolina … Earned a sixth-place finish in the final of the 400 hurdles after running a personal record of 1:00.97 in the semifinal round … Set back-to-back PRs of 14.22 (+0.9) in the first round and 14.07 (-0.9) in the semifinal round before running 14.11 (+0.5) for seventh place in the final of the 100 hurdles … Ended her prep career as a 10-time Louisiana Class 2A and Class 3A state champion during her prep career at Donaldsonville High School … Ran high school seasonal bests of 14.43 in the 100-meter hurdles and 42.63 in the 300-meter hurdles during her senior season at Donaldsonville High School … PR of 42.63 in the 300 hurdles was the No. 16-ranked performance nationally by a member of the Class of 2013 … Also ran a wind-legal best of 14.13 in the 100 hurdles in the Class 3A state final at the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Outdoor State Track & Field Championships held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge … Led Donaldsonville High School to the Class 3A team championship in her final state meet appearance as a high school senior … Captured three individual state championships in the 100 hurdles (14.13w), 300 hurdles (42.63) and triple jump (36-4 ½) en route to claiming Class 3A Most Outstanding Performer of the Meet honors … Set a new Class 3A and composite state meet record in the 300-meter hurdles at the 2013 LHSAA Outdoor State Championships by running a personal best of 42.63 in the Class 3A state final … Anchored Donaldsonville High School to the Class 3A state silver medal in the 4×400-meter relay in 2013 … Followed her performance at the Class 3A state meet by being selected as the Baton Rouge Track & Field Athlete of the Year by NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune … Broke 43 seconds in the 300 hurdles for the first time in her prep career by earning a third-place finish at the prestigious Mobile Challenge of Champions with a run of 42.82 … Crowned the LHSAA Division 2 indoor state champion in the 55-meter hurdles during her senior season … Clocked a personal best of 8.31 in the preliminary round of the 55 hurdles at the 2013 LHSAA Division 2 Indoor State Championships … Also won a pair of LHSAA Division 2 indoor state silver medals in the 400 meters (59.02) and triple jump (35-11 ¼) in her final indoor state championship with the team at Donaldsonville High School … Swept Class 3A state titles in the 100 hurdles (14.73) and 300 hurdles (44.56) and won the Class 3A silver medal as the state runner-up in the triple jump (36-5) during her junior season outdoors in 2012 … Also won the Division 2 indoor state championship in the 55 hurdles (8.77) as a junior in 2012 … Won a trio of Class 2A outdoor state championships during her sophomore season in 2011 with wins in the 100 hurdles (15.27), 300 hurdles (44.93) and triple jump (36-6 ½) at the LHSAA Class 2A Outdoor State Championships … Was a five-time Region 3-3A and District 7-3A champion during her junior and senior seasons … Also won a pair of Region 2-2A titles during her sophomore season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ka’Lynn Alexus Jupiter … Born on Jan. 12, 1995 … Parents are Natalie Williams and Donald Henry, Sr. … Has four younger siblings named Kiyah Delaney, Kyle Delaney, Taylor Henry and Donald Henry, Jr. … Also has a son named Khy … Graduated with honors from Donaldsonville High School as part of the Class of 2013 … Ranked No. 8 in her graduating class … Majoring in pre-humanities and social science.

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