Prior to UofL: Competed at Cal State Northridge for two indoor seasons and one outdoor season ... Qualified in the shot put and discus for the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships in 2006 ... Big West Conference champion in shot put in 2006 ... WAC indoor champion in the shot put in 2007.
High School: Competed in shot put and discus primarily at Berkeley High School ... Named to Contra Costa Time Top 100 Prep Athletes Award list in 2003 and 2005 ... Four-time CCAL league champion in shot put and a three-time champion in the discus ... Also lettered in golf, lacrosse, rugby, wrestling and football at Berkeley High School.
Personal: Personal: Born Jere' Chardonae Summers on May 21, 1987 in Oakland, Calif. ... Daughter of James and Carrie Summers ... Has four siblings, James T., James A., Chayla and Shekinah ... Majoring in exercise science with a minor sports administration.