Shermekia Plez
Shermekia Plez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis

High School:
Craigmont

Event:
Middle Distance


Transferred to Memphis from Jackson State in 2004...Will add depth to the distance corps.

JACKSON STATE: Transferred to Memphis in 2004...Named SWAC Freshmen of the Year in 2001...Personal best times of 4:57.00 (1500m), 2:20.00 (800m), 19:58.00 (3 mile).

PREP: Attended Craigmont H.S...Lettered in track & field four years...Ran the 1500m, 4x800m Relay and 800m...Named "Rookie of the Year" in 1999...Placed third in the Tennessee State finals in the 4x800m Relay...Track & Field honor roll student in high school...Coached by Valerie Brewer.

PERSONAL: Born in Greenwood, Mississippi on February 7, 1983...Full name is Shermekia Plez...Daughter of Dorothy Shelton...Mother is a laborer...Major is physical education...Has one child (Shakayla)...Enjoys running, dancing and modeling...Favorite music is B&B, likes romance movies and reading poetry...Chose Memphis to help her daughter...Also recruited by Jackson State.

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