Three Spartans were recognized on a national level for excellence in the classroom during the 2016-17 school year.
SJSU's Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw finished in 15th place among the NCAA West Region's top-48 long jumpers.
The Spartans have three of the top-48 long jumpers in the NCAA West Region competing at the meet.
Destiny Longmire jumped 6.15 meters to set a new school record in the long jump.
Jade Childs scored twice for the Spartans at this year's conference indoor championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Summit High School in Fontana, Calif...a four-year letter winner in both cross country and track (coaches Michelle Griffith & Ralph Betty)...four-time All-Sunkist League in cross country and on the…named league MVP four times in track and three times in cross country…collected all-area honors in 2014, 2015 & 2016…an all-state selection who finished fourth in the state in cross country (17:32) and fifth on the track (10:26) in 2015…holds the school record in 3200m (10:20), mile (4:57) and 800m (2:19).
JENNIFER: Pursuing an educational program in sports medicine...enjoys traveling in her spare time.