Athlete to Watch: Annandale's Nyalaam Jok


In preparation for the upcoming outdoor track and field season, MileSplit Minnesota will highlight some athletes from all track and field disciplines to watch out for this upcoming season. Athletes were chosen because of their previous accomplishments and potential. 

Name: Nyalaam Jok

School: Annandale High School 

Year: 2021

College Commitment: University of Minnesota


High Jump5-9
Long Jump18-2.5
Triple Jump33-7.25
100 Meter Hurdles15.62
200 Meter Dash29.33
300 Meter Hurdles53.43

Nyalaam Jok is the top-ranked returner in the state for the girl's high jump, and the third-ranked returning long jumper. While she didn't compete in the 2019 MSHSL State Track and Field Championships she was the 2018 State high jump champion and the runner-up in the long jump. She is committed to compete in track and field at the University of Minnesota. 

Go onto the next page to view a Q&A with Nyalaam Jok about this upcoming season!