CANES BASKETBALL LEGEND AND CURRENT MAYOR OF DANIA BEACH TAMARA JAMES DISCUSSES HER DECISION TO COME TO UM, HER RECORD-SETTING CAREER, HOW HER PRO CAREER LED HER OVERSEAS AND HOW HER BASKETBALL BACKGROUND HAS HELPED HER NAVIGATE HER NEW ROLE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Allison Higbee

position

Pole Vault

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Lutz, Fla.

High School

Townsend Harris HS

2010 Outdoor: Tied for second in school history in the pole vault after clearing 3.20m (10-06.00) in the pole vault at the UCF Invitational.

2009 Outdoor: In her only attempt in the pole vault, reached a mark of 2.95m (9-08.00) at the Miami Elite Invitational.

High School: Competed in track for Berkeley Prep School… Lettered three years in track & field… Placed fourth in the FHSAA state meet with a personal best and school record of 10’6″ in the pole vault… Led team to district championship in 2008… Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Majoring in Biology… Daughter of Alan and Joanne Higbee.