Emily Jones is a junior majoring in journalism at the University of Oregon. She hopes to find a career in sports journalism. Emily interned for TrackTown USA in 2015 as a social media intern. She interviewed a variety of major track and field athletes, run social media accounts, and helped man the TrackTown USA tent.
Emily pursues a variety of athletic endeavors, most particularly, running and ultimate frisbee. She has been an avid running for around nine years. Running began to take a serious hold on her during her third year in high school, only growing when she began university and joined the University of Oregon Running Club. She has a personal record in the 800-meters with a time of 2:22.90, which is #3 on the Club all-time list, and the 1500-meters in 4:57.81.