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De’Andreah Young

De’Andreah Young - Women's Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Senior
hometown
Miami, Fla.
high school
Miami Northwestern
other college
Cal State Northridge and South Carolina

Performance Profile

400m 55.32
400m Hurdles 57.45

Honors

  • 2021 Outdoor Second Team All-American (400m hurdles)
  • 2020 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2019 Honor Roll (Cal State Northridge)
  • 2018 Honor Roll (Cal State Northridge)
  • 2017 Honor Roll (Cal State Northridge)

2020-21 (South Carolina)

Indoor: Did not compete

Outdoor: Earned Second Team All-America honors for her 11th-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships in the national semifinal…Ran a time of 57.96 to finish 11th at the NCAA Championships…Punched her ticket to Eugene with an auto bid in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 57.52…Was third in the national prelims with a season-best time of 57.45 at the East Regional…Finished in 10th at the SEC Championships in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 59.50…Earned top-five finishes in the 400-meter hurdles at Weems Baskin, the Gamecock Invitational and the USC Open…Also was in the top 10 at the Florida Relays and the UNF Invitational…Ran sub-58 seconds three times, all of which were at the East Regional or NCAA Championships.

2019-20 (South Carolina)

Indoor: Was a member of the Gamecocks second-best 4x400m relay time, helping clock a 3:34.13 at the USC Indoor Open…Set a new indoor PR record in the 400m at the SEC Championships, taking 23rd…Ran the 600m at the Orange and Purple Elite, taking 7th…Made her Carolina debut at the Clemson Opener, taking 4th in the 400m…Made her home debut at the Gamecock Opener, taking ninth.

Outdoor: Canceled due to COVID-19.

2018-19 (Cal State Northridge)

Outdoor: Finished second in the 400m hurdles at the May 11 Big West Championships by running the third fastest time in school history, :57.76…would advance to the NCAA West Regional in the 400m hurdles where she would advances to the semifinals before bowing out with a :57.84 that was 14th quickest…helped CSUN win the 4x400m relay at the Big West Championships (3:40.53)…won the 400m hurdles at the Beach Intercollegiate Apr. 18 (:58.90)…a part of two 4x400m CSUN relays that won titles during the regular season (Mar. 9, San Diego Collegiate Challenge; Apr. 13, Triton Invitational).

Indoor: Ran the 400m, 500m, and 600m during the indoor season…season best finish was a third in the 600m at the Jan. 26 New Mexico Invitational (1:31.47)…started the 400m at the MPSF Championships Feb. 22 but did not finish.

2017-18 (Cal State Northridge)

Outdoor:  Her time of :57.81 in the 400m hurdles when she won the Apr. 28 Desert Heat Classic became the 12th fastest in school history…the time is the third quickest in school history…did not compete at regionals due to injury that was suffered during the preliminaries of the 400m hurdles during the Big West Championships…won the Stanford Invitational 400m hurdles’ title Mar. 31 with a time of :58.15…a part of the CSUN 4x400m relay that took home top honors during the Mar. 24 Northridge Invitational.

Indoor: Posted a season best 60m hurdles time during the preliminaries of the MPSF Championships…helped CSUN to a 13th-place finish in the 4x400m relay during the MPSF’s (3:49.06)…best time of 400m was :56.11 which was posted during a fifth-place finish at the Husky Classic Feb. 10.

Personal

Competed at Miami Northwestern High School…named first team All-County on three occasions…won state championship in the 300 hurdles as a junior…team won four state championships from 2014-17…a member of the cheer, basketball, and cross country teams at Miami Northwestern…Was a 2021 Cum Laude graduate at South Carolina…Was the 2021 Alpha Kappa Delta inductee into the International Sociology Honors Society…Has four siblings: Adriauna Young, Shellany Young, David Swain and D’Shaiya Jackson…Daughter of Mona Veargis and Lewis Young…Majoring in athletic coaching in graduate school.