Track Star Julia Jackson Announces Commitment to Duke University


Matthew Levine

Two-time state champion track star, senior Julia Jackson has announced her commitment to continue her career at Duke University. 


Jackson made the announcement on her Instagram page Thursday night. 


“Beyond excited to announce my commitment to further my academic and athletic career at Duke University,” Jackson wrote on Instagram. “Thank you to my family, coaches, friends, and everyone else who has helped me through this process.” 


Jackson ran a 54.48 and won gold in the 400 at the Meet of Champions last June and was also named’s Girls Track Athlete of the Year for 2021. 

Photo Courtesy of Julia Jackson.