University of Miami Athletics

Amaya Turner

position

Distance

Class

Sophomore

Instagram

@amayaaturner

Hometown

Rockwall, Texas

High School

Rockwall

Amaya Turner - Track & Field - University of Miami Athletics

2021 Cross Country: Did not compete.

High School: Finished fifth in the 400m at state as a senior… qualified for state as a senior in the 4x400m relay… broke the Indiana indoor state record for the 400m and 800m… was part of a 4x800m relay team that attempted to break the world record… placed third in the 400m in her sophomore season… claimed second at the IU Indoor State in the 4×200… took third in state in the 400m her sophomore year with a time of 55.09.

Prior to Miami (Club): Finished second in the 800m in the AAU Outdoor Nationals… took second at Indoor Nationals in the 400m.

Personal: Daughter of Damian and Rachael Turner… has two siblings, Desmond and Helana… she was a member of the Academic English Club and Key Club in high school… has a superstition that she has to wear certain running socks… enjoys going antiquing