Jamaican Janeek Brown, the 2019 NCAA 100m hurdles champion, has joined MVP International at the Florida base camp, the club announced on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
The 22-year-old Brown is the second-fastest Jamaican woman ever over the 100m hurdles by virtue of the 12.40 seconds to win the 2019 NCAA title. Only Danielle Williams’ 12.32 is faster.
The former Wolmerian and University of Arkansas alum go to MVP International with a stellar collegiate record.
Brown 100-meter hurdles time of 12.40 40 is tied for the second-fastest performance in the 100-meter hurdles in NCAA history. Only Briana Rollins’ 12.39 is faster.
She reportedly signed a professional contract with Puma in the summer of 2019, was seventh in 2019 World Championships finals along with compatriots Williams and Megan Tapper.
Brown joins a number of rising Caribbean stars at MVP International which including Antigua’s Cejhae Green, Teray Smith of the Bahamas as well as fellow Jamaicans Natalliah Whyte and Jonielle Smith, 2019 World Championship sprint relay gold medalist as well as 400m finalists Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen.