Jerald Allen (Gateway)
Q: What was your most memorable race/moment?
A: My most memorable race would be sectionals of this past track season where I went 48.4 in the open 400.
Q: Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?
A: my biggest competition would be James Allen. The guy who people say looks like me.
Q: What was your greatest accomplishment?
A: I would say my biggest accomplishment are my PRs. I love running new ones.
Q: If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?
A: I would tryout the open 200 & I would also run the 1600 more.
Q:What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?
A: The most difficult obstacle would definitely be me not being able to run my junior year due to injury.
Q: What will you miss the most?
A: I will miss constantly checking stats after every meet each week to see where I stand. I'm also gonna miss arguing with James on who is gonna beat who.
Q: What advice would you give to younger athletes?
A: Drink alot of water and trust the process. Practice will get where you wanna be.
Q: What influence has your coach had with respect to your performance and overall life goals?
A: All of my coaches have stood by my side and decisions the whole way with nothing but support.
Q: What are your college plans?
A: I plan to attend Lindenwood University in the fall. Along with some studs. (James Allen, Antonio Norman, Kelsey Cole & Ben Stansey)
Q: Who would you like to say 'thank you' to?
A: I would like to say THANK YOU to all my coaches over the years without them I wouldn't have the times I've posted. I would also like to thank the competition for always pushing me!!
Q: Is there anything else you'd like to add?
A: Shout out to my Parents and Grandparents for being extremely supportive. I also wanna shout out my auntie Dominique and the P.A.L organization.
Q: What was the funniest thing that happened during your running career?
A:The funniest thing that happened to was eating white castles before a meet... never again!!!