Jeana Bingham Athlete Profile

Jeana Bingham

Jeana Bingham
Position: High Jump Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 1997-2000 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Mountain View High School


  • 2000 USTFCA High Jump (Outdoor)
  • 2001 USTFCA High Jump (Indoor)


  • Born 6/22/78 in Gilbert, Arizona
  • Parents are John and Arabell McDowell
  • Married Justin Bingham
  • Majoring in psychology training

Before BYU

  • Three-time state champion and state record holder at Gilbert High School in Arizona
  • Three-time high school All-American and two-time national champion in the high jump
  • Won a gold medal at the 1995 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile

1997 | Freshman Year

Finished 2nd at the WAC Outdoor Championships.

1998 | Sophomore Year

Qualified for NCAA finals in both indoor and outdoor, placing 11th at the Indoors and 12th at the Outdoors as a sophomore.

2000 | Junior Year

Started the season with a win in the high jump with a mark of 5'8" (1.73m) at the Snake River Open...recorded a 1st place finish with a jump of 5'10" (1.78m) at the Illinois Invitational...took 1st with a mark of 5'10" at the Mountain States Games...jumped 5'8.75" (1.75m) to record a 5th-place finish at the Husker Invitational...cleared 6'0.75" (1.85m) for a 1st place finish in the high jump at the Air Force Open...won the Mountain West Conference Indoor title with a mark of 5'11.25" (1.81m)...recorded a jump of 5'8.5" (1.74m) to finish 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships...took 2nd with a mark of 5'6.5" (1.69m) at the ASU Baldy Castillo Invitational...won the high jump with a mark of 5'9.75" (1.77m) at the UTEP Invitational...took 1st at the UNLV Invitational with a mark of 5'10.75" (1.80m)...cleared 6'0" to take 1st place at the BYU Tri-meet...took 2nd at the Utah Collegiate Championships with a mark of 5'8.75" (1.75m)...finished 2nd at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a mark of 5'8.75"...earned All-American honors with a 4th place finish in the high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, clearing 5'11.25" (1.81m).