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Jessica Kamilos
Jessica Kamilos

Jessica Kamilos

Senior | 5-2 | Neosho, Mo. / Neosho HS


  • USTFCCCA All-Academic (2015)
  • Two-Time NCAA All-Region (2012, 2014)
  • All-SEC first team (2014)
  • All-SEC second team (2012)
  • 2012 SEC All-Freshman team
  • Four-time SEC Freshman of the Week

Senior (2014)
Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors … NCAA All-Region … All-SEC first team … Ran unattached at the Southern Stampede (Sept. 20) and the Chile Pepper Festival (Oct. 4) … Competed in four meets with Arkansas … Placed inside the team’s top five in all four races … Made her season-debut with the Razorbacks at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 17), where she posted a 6K time of 20:55.00 to place 72nd … Earned All-SEC first team honors with her seventh-place finish at the SEC Championships (Oct. 31) to help Arkansas win back-to-back SEC cross country titles … Posted a personal-best 6K time at the SEC Championships with her time of 20:05.80 … Completed the NCAA South Central Region (Nov. 14) in 20:16.30 to place sixth and earn NCAA All-Region honors … Concluded the season with a 58th-place finish (20:56.30) at the NCAA Championship (Nov. 22).

Junior (2013)
Competed in six meets … Scored for Arkansas in the season-opening Arkansas Duels (Sept. 6) with a fifth-place finish (13:51, 4K) … Had three top 10 finishes (Arkansas Duels 5th, Aztec Invitational 6th, Chile Pepper Festival 10th) … Posted a season-best time in the 6K at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (Oct. 19) with a 20:43.00 finish … Finished 34th at the SEC Championship with a time of 21:34.37 in the 6K race…Fell one spot shy of NCAA All-Region honors with a 16th-place finish (20:56.60) at the NCAA South Central Regionals (Nov. 15).

Sophomore (2012)
Competed in all eight meets … Named to the NCAA All-Region team with a 12th-place finish (21:23.50) at the NCAA South Central Regionals (Nov. 09) … Collected a first-place finish at the First to Finish Southern Stampede at Missouri Southern with a career-best time of 17:35.74 in a 5K race.

Freshman (2011)
All-SEC second team and SEC All-Freshman team selection … Finished 17th at the NCAA South Central Regionals with a 6K-best time of 21:01.70 to earn All-Region honors … Named the SEC Freshman of the Week four times … Appeared in the Razorbacks’ scoring lineup six times … Won her college debut race with a time of 14:05.5 at the Arkansas Invitational (Aug. 30) … Collected two top 10 finishes on the year (Arkansas Invitational (1st), Inter-Regional Bubble Buster (7th)) … Finished 14th at the SEC Championship with a time of 21:06.17 on the 6K course … After the season, represented the USA at the 2012 Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge in Scotland…Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

High School
A three-time All-State performer at Neosho High School … Placed second at the Missouri state championships as a senior after finishing fifth and eighth the previous two years … Helped her school qualify for the state meet three times and was part of two conference and district championships … A 10-time all-state performer on the track … Helped NHS win four consecutive conference and district team titles … Set the school record in the 400m (58.00), 800m (2:11.08), 1,600m (4:58.1), and 3,200m (10:50.5) … Owns a personal-best time of 17:34 in the 5K.

Born on Aug. 3, 1993 … Daughter of Walter and Robin Jackson … One of five children with siblings Ryan, Brandon, Daniel, and Eric … Majoring in psychology.

Meet-By-Meet Results

Date Meet Distance Overall Team Scoring Arkansas Finish Time
8/30 Hurricane XC Festival 2 Miles Did Not Compete
9/6 adidas/UCI Invite 5,000m Did Not Compete
9/20 Southern Stampede 5,000m  Ran Unattached
10/4 Chile Pepper Festival 5,000m   Ran Unattached
10/17 Wisconsin Invite 6,000m 72nd 72 5th  20:55.00
10/31 SEC Championships 6,000m  7th 7 3rd 20:05.80
11/14 NCAA Regional 6,000m  6th 6 3rd 20:16.30
11/22 NCAA Championships 6,000m  58th 40 3rd 20:56.30


TFRRS Profile

Personal-Best Times

  • 4K: 13:51.00, Sept. 6, 2013 (Arkansas Duels)
  • 5K: 17:32.80, Oct. 5, 2013 (Chile Pepper Festival)
  • 6K: 20:05.80, Oct. 31, 2014 (SEC Championship)

Individual Title

  • Razorback Individual (Sept. 2, 2011)