Asia Henry
Asia Henry
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rochester, NY
High School: Wilson Magnet
Position: Sprints

2011-12: Selected UB’s Female Athlete of the Year and team MVP after a spectacular outdoor season. Advanced to the NCAA National Outdoor Championships where she posted a school record 2:04.65 in the 800m to finish 14th overall and earn second-team All-America honors. Ran the anchor leg of UB’s record-setting 4x400m relay (3:40.62) to a third-place finish at the MAC Outdoor Track Championships. Named UB’s Most Improved during the indoor season after finishing second in the 800m (2:09.46) and anchoring the 4x400m relay to a second-place finish (3:40.85) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Set indoor records in the 500m (1:14.21), 600m (1:31.15) and 800m (2:07.06). Finished the season competing in the Jamaica Olympic Trials and the NACAC U-23 Championships.

2010-11: Named outdoor track Top Newcomer. Earned second-team All-MAC honors at the outdoor championship meet as she finished second in the 800m in 2:10.80. Also part of UB’s record-setting 4x400m relay, running the anchor leg to a 3:42.98 finish at the Cornell Upstate Challenge. Posted top indoor times in the 400m (58.06) at the Akron Invitational and 800m (2:23.99) at the Doug Raymond Invitational. 

Previous College: Attended Bethune-Cookman University for the 2009-10 season. Competed in the hepatahlon and anchored the Wildcats’ 4x400m relay to a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships.  

High School: Lettered at Wilson Magnet High School for coach Christopher Taylor. Won two city catholic titles in the 400-meters and one in the 800-meters and high jump. Set four sectional records with the Wildcats. Finished sixth in the 800m at the junior olympics for the Elite Flyers.

Personal: Born January 3, 1991. Daughter of Karen Martinez. Has two brothers (Kelvin Willis, Karl Willis) and one sister (Teshawn Dubois). Favorite foods are meat loaf and baked macaroni and cheese. Lists competing internationally for Jamaica as her greatest athletic experience. Nicknamed Bionic. Majoring in social sciences interdisciplinary with a minor in education.