Alexis Jacobs - 2012
Shot Put: 12.54m
Track & Field
Indoor – Competed in the Weight Throw and Shot Put.
Outdoor – Placed fourth at the Palmetto Classic with a personal-best Shot Put throw of 12.54m…Also competed in the Hammer and Discus Throw.
Prep: Part of the Track and Field team at A.C. Flora High School…Three sport athlete in volleyball, basketball and track, captaining all three teams her senior year…Was named track team MVP her senior year…Part of the A.C. Flora Hall of Fame…Was state, region and district champion in shot put and discus her senior year…Earned All-Area, Region and State honors as a senior…District and region champion in shot put and discus her junior year while placing third and fourth in the state…Also earned Basketball All-Region as a junior and All-District as a senior…
Personal: Full name is Alexis Dorian Jacobs…Born in Columbia, S.C. Dec. 24 1992…Parents are Eboney Moore and Larry Jacobs Jr….Has two siblings: Naudia (13) and Frederick Jr. (1)…Admires her family the most…Favorite athlete is Serena Williams…Would like to be able to dunk a basketball…Would have loved to see the first Olympics because “it would be interesting to see elite athletes back in that time”…Favorite Georgia Southern tradition is “Day One”…Her mother has had the biggest influence on her life because “not only does she serve this country in the United States Air Force, but she is the best mother that I could ask for.