Donna Jeanty
Donna Jeanty
Height: 5-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bay Shore, NY
High School: Brentwood
Position: Hurdles

2011-12: Earned second-team All-MAC honors as part of record-setting 4x400m relay (3:40.85) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Finished ninth in the 400m (season-best 55.73) at the MAC indoor meet. Part of the outdoor 4x400m relay (3:40.62) record posted at the Florida Relays. Set UB’s fastest 400m time (55.61) at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic and posted a season-best mark of 1:00.07 in the 400m hurdles at the Florida Relays.

2010-11: Named indoor track Top Newcomer. Set UB’s top time in the 400m (56.95) at the Akron Invitational. Broke 500m record (1:15.42) at the Penn State National Meet. Finished 17th in the 400m (58.18) and helped the Bulls to a third-place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:46.68) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Finished 12th in the 400m hurdles (1:05.77) at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Set 400m hurdles record (59.70) at Cornell Upstate Challenge. 

High School: Earned eight letters and captained one year at Brentwood High School for coach Norman Daniels. Won the 400m hurdles at the 2010 state outdoor championships. A seven-time all-league honoree and eight-time county champion. Earned six all-state awards and is a two-time All-American.

Personal: Born May 20, 1992. Daughter of Venel Jeanty and Marie Lucienne Lebon-Jeanty. Has one sister (Donisha). Lists “going on long drives and getting lost” among her hobbies. Favorite athlete is Virginia Tech and NCAA champion hurdler Queen Harrison. Lists high school coach Norman Daniels as her greatest athletic influence and credits him for the best advice ever received to “don’t hold back”.  Majoring in psychology.