AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Indoor: Competed in the long jump with a leap of 4.94m (16-02.50) at the Ice Breaker Invite ... placed ninth in the triple jump (10.87m, 35-08) at the same meet. Outdoor: Redshirted.
Transferred to UAB from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... qualified for the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference finals in the 1,500m and 800m in 2011.
Attended Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... a four-time Alabama state meet qualifier ... finished in the top five (2:22.09) at the state championships in the 800m as a senior ... a top five finisher in the state meet in the triple jump (35-9.5) in her senior year ... placed sixth out of 70 in the triple jump (36-5) at the 2010 AHSAA 6A - Section 3 Championships.
Full name is Shaquela Chrishe' Leatherwood ... born Feb. 15, 1992 ... daughter of Cynthia Leatherwood ... has one brother, Brandon Harris (25) and one sister, Jasmine Leatherwood (23) ... majoring in health care management.