Yakira Love
Yakira  Love

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Westinghouse College Prep

Last College:
North Carolina A&T

Height:
5-2

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
04/16/1997

04/13/2018

NCAA Top-10 Marks Highlight T&F Meet

The Boilermakers turned in several season-best marks Friday

04/07/2018

Charlton Breaks Hurdles Record at LSU

The senior's time ranks No. 2 in the NCAA this season

03/29/2018

T&F Opens Florida Relays

Love, Roberson and Williams highlighted day one in Florida

03/17/2018

T&F Opens Outdoors with Strong Start

The women won the meet, while the men were second

02/23/2018

12 Boilermakers Advance at B1GTF

The Boilermakers broke one program record and one freshman record Friday

Prior to Purdue

  • Transferred to Purdue from North Carolina A&T for the 2017-18 year
  • First team conference in the 4x100 as a freshman
  • Made it to the NCAA Regionals second round East Division as a sophomore
  • Made it to the NCAA Outdoor Championships outdoors in 2017 in the 4x100
  • Indoor and Outdoor MEAC champion
  • Won City her senior year in the 100m dash
  • Career best in 60m dash is 7.47 her freshman year
  • Career best in 100m dash is 11.51 her sophomore year

Personal

  • Full Name: Yakira Charmaine Love
  • Major: Sales Management
  • Birthday: April 16, 1997
  • City Born: Chicago
  • Parents: Kelly and Kesha Love
  • Siblings: Older brother, Joshua, younger brother, Tuviya, younger sisters, Amya and Chasya

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