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

Roxy Meyer

Class

Graduate Student

Hometown

Johannesburg, South Africa

High School

Crawford College HS

2012-13: Raced in 3-seat of the Novice 8+ that placed 23rd  out of 50 at Head of the Hooch … Competed with novice crew until she suffered a season-ending injury

PERSONAL: Parents are Juliet and David Meyer … Born in Bloemfontein, South Africa … Swam for UM competitively for three years before joining rowing as a grad student … Her favorite athlete is Natalie Coughlin, a world record-holder in the backstroke