Athlete to Watch: Wayzata Jumper Mara Braun

Mara Braun of the Wayzata Trojans competes in the long jump during the State Class AAA True Team Track and Field Meet May 17 at Stillwater High School.


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: Mara Braun

School: Wayzata High School 

Year: 2022

College Commitment: University of Minnesota (Basketball)


Long Jump17-10.5
Triple Jump37-0.5

Wayzata's Mara Braun returns this season for her second year of track hoping to make a big impact. In her first year of track in 2019, she had a third-place finish at state in the long jump and a disappointing 16th place finish in the long jump. She comes back this season with experience this time and looks to make a big mark in Minnesota. 

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