Jenna Taylor Jensen Athlete Profile

Jenna Taylor Jensen

Jenna Taylor Jensen
Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Provo High School


Born August 1985 in Provo, Utah ... parents are Scott and Cheryl Taylor ... majoring in exercise science ... husband Tyrel is a member of the men's track & cross country teams.

Before BYU

Earned four letters in cross country and track at Provo HS where she was the student body president ... two-year cross country and track MVP ... cross country region champion in 2001 and 2002 ... track region champion in the 3200m, medley and mile ... won All-State awards after placing 6th and 7th in cross country and 6th in the 3,200m.


BEST TIMES:  10k - 36:36, 5K - 16:56, 3K - 9:58, 6K - 21:41

2003 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2004 | Freshman Year

Placed second at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 19:08.3 ... finished 10th at the BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 19:00.2 ... finished with a time of 19:37.9 at the Great America.

2005 | Sophomore Year

Placed eighth at the BYU Alumni Invitational with a time of 18:39.9 ... had a fourth place finish and a time of 14:53.2 at the Big Wave Invitational.

2006 | Junior Year

Began the season by competing at the BYU Autumn Classic with a 14th place finish and time of 19:19.0 ... ran at the Great American Invitational where her time of 19:27.0 earner her a 13th place finish ... placed seventh at Disney World in 18:08.62 ... competed at the Pre-National meet with a time of 21:41.0 ... placed 15th at the MWC Championships ... traveled to the NCAA Mt. Region meet where she ran a time of 21:52.7 ... competed at the NCAA National Championships with a time of 23:12 ... named to the Fall 2006 Academic All-MWC team.

2007 | Senior Year

Voted team captain ... placed 10th at the 5k BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 18:16.5 ... competed in the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing 33rd with a 6k time of 21:12 ... ran at Pre-Nationals finishing the 6k race in 51st place with a time of 21:17.1 ... finished 13th at the MWC Championships with a 6k time of 22:03 ... second-team All-MWC for her performance at the MWC Championships ... placed 22nd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships, completing the 6k course in 21:36.4 ... received All-Mountain Region honors for her performance at regionals ... placed 129th at the NCAA National Championships with a 6k time of 21:45.4.