be strong in the butterfly event...Is expected to have an explosive breaststroke
with training and technique...Head coach Shawn Hendrix says carries a positive
attitude and vibe.
Competed at Laurel High School where she was a varsity swimmer,
volleyball player and track and field athlete...Was an All-County Champion for
breaststroke in 2009 and 2010, and was an All-Regional Champion for
breaststroke in 2009, 2010 and 2012...Was an All-Regional and All-County Champion
for the butterfly in 2011 and 2012...Competed in Maryland State 4A/3A
Championships, and posted a 1:12.45 in the 100-yard breaststroke and a 1:09.13 in
the 100-yard butterfly... Posted best times of 1:05.5 in the 100-yard butterfly
and a 1:11.1 in the 100-yard breaststroke as a senior...Was also a member of the
modeling team and was an honor roll student...Was a top 15 finalist in the Miss
Maryland Teen USA pageant.
Personal: Full name is Jade Hill...She is the
daughter of Deborah and Larry Hill...Has one sibling, Kisha Byrd and was born on
June 11, 1993...Majors in business management/information and plans to pursue a
business degree and own her own business...Her interest include eating with
friends and family...Spent the summer working as a lifeguard...Likes the team work
and meeting new people from other teams....Her goals this season are to drop time
and bond with her teammates...Says the best thing about A&T athletics is the
team work and the opportunity to do what she loves.