Najatee McNeil
Najatee McNeil
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Reisterstown, Md.
High School: Franklin
Position: Hurdles

2013-14 Indoor: Placed third in the 60-meter hurdles at the USATF New England Indoor Championship finishing with a time of 9.12 … Placed first in the 60 meter hurdles at the Brown University Invitational … Ran a personal best in the 200 meters at the Joe Donahue games, finishing in 27.73 … Finished third and ran a personal best 8.93 in the 60-meter hurdles at the URI Invitational … Member of the 4x400 squad that finished third at the Alden Invitational.

Before Brown: A letterwinner in track & field ay Baltimore Polytechnic Institute after transferring from Franklin High School … team captain … regional champion in 55m hurdles … county champion in 100m hurdles as a senior … all-academic award in 2012 … long jump champion at county championships as a junior … city champion in 100m hurdles in 2010. 

Personal: Born on January 13, 1995 … daughter of Tonya and Walter McNeil … plans to concentrate in biochemistry … has one sister, Nyjari … lists mother, Tonya, as biggest athletic influence … hobbies include drawing, writing, reading, Japanese animation, screenplays and creative literature.