Kelly Jensen

Cross Country Running
Class Senior Height 5' 5"
Hometown Kirkland, Wash.
High School Seattle Prep
Major Biochemistry, biophysics
& molecular biology

 

Senior season (2011) - Serving as team captain ... Ran sixth for Whitman at season-opening Whitman Invitational, placing ninth overall in 24:53.14 ... Also had Whitman's sixth-best time at Sundodger Invitational, placing 67th in 23:49.91

Junior season (2010) - Ran 10th for Whitman at Charles Bowles Invitational ... Had Whitman's eighth-best time at Pioneer Open, placing 23rd overall in 24:28 ... Placed 43rd in 24:35.41 at NWC Championships, running eighth for Whitman.

Sophomore season (2009) - Placed 51st at Puget Sound Invitational in 25:44.52.

First-Year season (2008) - Ran 10th for Whitman at Whitman Invitational.

Prep - Ran cross country as high school senior.

Academics - Majoring in biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology with minors in Spanish and math ... Biophysics research at Whitman on protein crystallography ... Vice president for Whitman's Student Health Advisory Council ... Volunteer with SOS Clinic ... Plans to pursue Ph.D/MD degree after Whitman.

Personal - Daughter of Julie and Matt Jensen ... Has two younger sisters ... Enjoys skiing, swimming, pickle ball ... Volunteer with Whitman's Story Time Project.

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