NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (March 26, 2019) – Head Coach Yanique Booth announced on Tuesday the addition of Kamilah Brown, Alyssa Sturtevant, and Jasen Santerre to the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) track & field team for the 2019-20 season.
"These student-athletes are passionate about athletics and welcomes the opportunity to become a collegiate student-athlete," Head Coach Booth said. "They understand that they will be a part of a process and will be the foundation to help build a stellar track and field program. Finding the right student-athletes that believe in an athletic vision is not always easy. It takes patience to recruit and find students that want to be a part of an athletic journey that requires commitment. I do feel these student-athletes are the best fit for this program and I am excited about our journey together as Wildcats."
Brown is a sprinter/hurdler from Rowlett High School in Garland, Texas.
Brown on Choosing JWU
I choose Johnson & Wales because of their extraordinary track program and there exceptional culinary programs. I feel like I will be an exceptional athlete at Johnson & Wales. Also I hope to excel in being a student-athlete and to further my academic skills at Johnson & Wales.
Booth on Kamilah Brown
Kamilah Brown is from Texas and she is a sprinter and hurdler. As a former hurdler, there are many things I will teach her about the hurdles to make her better. I am excited to see what she will do and accomplish her freshman year.
Sturtevant is a thrower from Pueblo Centennial High School in Pueblo, Colorado.
Sturtevant on Choosing JWU
I chose to become a student-athlete at Johnson & Wales University, so that I can follow my passion to keep throwing discus and shot put while furthering my education. Being a student-athlete grows wonderful skills for life such as multi-tasking and time management. I'm excited to be a Johnson & Wales Wildcat!
Booth on Alyssa Sturtevant
Alyssa Sturtevant is a thrower and she is from Colorado. She is very passionate about her throwing events and I am looking forward to working with her. I think with her attitude, she will have a very successful freshman year.
Santerre is a hurdler for Boynton Beach Community High School in Boynton Beach, Florida.
Santerre on Choosing JWU
I choose to be a student-athlete at Johnson & Wales because I want to help build a new and growing track program that makes its athletes better students and competitors.
Booth on Jasen Santerre
Jasen Santerre is from Florida and he is a hurdler. He is the first male sprint hurdler to enter the program and is very eager to learn how to become a perfectionist in the hurdles. I think with his attitude he is going to be a phenomenal hurdler and I look forward to working with him.