Jessica Escalante
Jessica Escalante
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
High School: Dos Pueblos HS
Previous College: Santa Barbara City College
Events: Javelin/Sprints
Experience: TR

Santa Barbara City College -- Posted the school’s third-fastest 100-meter dash time ever (12.32 seconds) and the sixth-best 200 performance (25.41) ... also turned in the Vaqueros’ No. 4 javelin throw all-time — 127 feet, 8 inches — on the way to a regional title and an All-America honor in the event.

Prep -- At Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, anchored a program record-setting 400 relay squad and served as the sprints captain ... also played basketball for the Chargers, starting all four years at point guard (earning All-Southern Section Division 2 First Team accolades as a senior), and participated in tennis in 2010 ... was ASB President and belonged to the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation.

Personal -- Born on July 14, 1994 in Santa Barbara ... daughter of Amador and Frances; has a sister, Melissa ... majors in communication studies ... also visited UCSB, but chose Cal Poly because it was “always (her) dream school” ... aspires to become a broadcaster.