Jackie Modesett
Jackie Modesett
Year: Junior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: St. John's School
Position: Hurdles
Major: East Asian Studies

Personal Bests:
200 Meter – 25.19 (I)
300 Meter - 40.00 (I)
800 Meter - 2:23.51 (I)
60 Meter Hurdles - 8.51 (I)
100 Meter Hurdles - 13.74 (O)
400 Meter Hurdles - 59.41 
Long Jump - 5.17m
High Jump - 1.51m
Shot Put - 9.27m
Indoor Pentathlon - 3,356

2015-16
All-Ivy League first team (indoor DMR) … Placed first in the DMR at the Ivy League Indoor Championships, running a 11:30.65 … Placed third in the 60H at the Ivy League Indoor Championships with a time of 8.61 seconds … Ran a season-best time in the 100H, running a 13.96, at the TCU Invitational …. Had a season-best in the 400H at the annual Harvard vs. Yale meet, with a time of 1:01.00.

2014-15
Completed the 55m hurdles with a time of 8.18 at the Crimson Elite … Placed third overall in the 4x440y relay with a time of 3:43.90 at indoor Heps … Ran a time of 8.51 in the 60m hurdles at the indoor Heps … Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims and finished 36th in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 1:00.01 … Placed third in the 100m hurdles in a time of 13.89 and fourth overall in 400m hurdles in a time of 59.41 at outdoor Heps … Ranks third in school history in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.97 at the UVA Challenge.

2013-14
Advanced to the NCAA East Preliminaries with the 4x4 squad, clocking a time of 3:37.55 … Broke the school record in the 4x2 (1:39.65) and the sprint medley relay (3:56.36) at the Florida Relays … … Broke the school 4x400m relay record with a time of 3:36.83 at the Penn Relays … Part of the 4x4 team that earned a silver medal at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships … Ran a personal best 1:00.12 in the 400m hurdles and placed third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13:59 at the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Placed fourth at indoor Heps with a time of 8.72 in the 60m hurdles. 

Before Harvard

Personal Bests:
100H – 13.92w
300H – 43.11
400H – 1:00.37

Varsity track and field all four years and captain junior and senior years … Also played varsity field hockey in 2011 … Placed fifth in the 100 hurdles at the 2013 USA Junior Nationals, earning All-America accolades … Three-time SPC champion in 100 and 300 hurdles … SPC team champions 2010, 2012 and 2013 … Graduated with nine school records in 100 hurdles, 200, 300 hurdles, 400, heptathlon, shuttle hurdles, 4x200 relay, 4x400 relay, and sprint medley relay … New Balance Nationals All-American in 400 hurdles in 2010 … Scholastic Gold Key for poetry 2012 … Chinese language award 2012