Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw
Kelsey  Johnson-Upshaw

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Mansfield Timberview HS

Height:
5-7

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
2V


07/31/2017

Women's Track & Field Honored Nationally For Academics

Three Spartans were recognized on a national level for excellence in the classroom during the 2016-17 school year.

05/25/2017

College Best For Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw In 2017 Finale

SJSU's Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw finished in 15th place among the NCAA West Region's top-48 long jumpers.

05/18/2017

Four Spartans Headed To NCAA Women's Track & Field West Prelims

The Spartans have three of the top-48 long jumpers in the NCAA West Region competing at the meet.

05/15/2017

Destiny Longmire Receives All-Mountain West Recognition

Longmire is one of only seven Mountain West freshmen to earn all-conference honors.

05/12/2017

Destiny Longmire Is The Mountain West Long Jump Champion

It's the second time in three years that an SJSU freshman has won the long jump at the MW Championships.

 
AT SJSU: Completed her second season as a long jumper and short sprinter in 2015-16 … A 2016 Arthur Ashe, Jr., Sports Scholar.

2015-16
 
Indoor: Competed in the long jump at four meets with a season-best 5.71 meter result coming at the Don Kirby Invitational (2/12) … Ran the 60-meter dash in 7.86 at the Jackson’s Open (12/12).
 
Outdoor: Competed in the long jump and the 100-meter dash … Season-best 5.97 meters in the long jump at the Mountain West Championship (5/11-14) … Clocked a 12.43 in the 100-meter dash at the Bulldog Invitational (4/23).


2014-15

Indoor:
Competed in four long jump events while also participating in the 55 and 60 meter dashes ... Finished eighth with a season-best 5.63 meter mark in the long jump at the Mountain West Championship (2/27) and put team points on the board for SJSU ... Ran a 7.46 in the 55-meter dash at the Run For The Dream (2/16) ... Ran a 7.90 both times she competed in the 60-meter dash (NB/Boise Indoor Invitational & MW Championship) ... Recorded 11.17 meters in her one and only triple jump event of the indoor season at the Armory Collegiate Invitational (1/31).

Outdoor:
Competed in nine meets as a freshman long jumper and 100-meter dash specialist ... Became the first women's conference champion in the history of the program with her victory in the Mountain West Championship long jump ... Through rainy conditions, she jumped a season-best 5.94 meters on the third and final attempt to win the championship (5/13-16) ... Scored 10 points in the long jump and another one for competing on the seventh place 4x100-meter relay team at the MW Championship ... Clocked a new school record 12.13 in the 100-meter dash at the Longhorn Invitational (5/2) ... Ran a 12.13 in the 100-meter dash at the MW Championship ... Selected to the All-Mountain West team following the results of the championship.

MANSFIELD TIMBERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL:
Ranked 19th nationally in the long jump as a senior according to dyestat.com ... 2014 Texas 5A State Champion in the long jump with a distance of 19-feet-7.5 ... finished third in the long jump at the 2013 Texas 5A State Championships in Austin ... personal bests include 19-feet-7.5 in the long jump, 40-feet-2 in the triple jump and 12.10 in the 100-meter dash ... also a letterwinner in basketball.

JOHNSON-UPSHAW:
 Majoring in kinesiology ... Aspires to become a physical therapist following graduation ... Enjoys drawing and painting ... A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) ... A native of Fort Worth, Texas who now calls Arlington, Texas home.