Name: Inika McPherson
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): High jump
Height: 5-5
Weight: 114
DOB: 9/29/1986
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas
Hometown: Port Arthur, Texas
High School: Memorial High School (Port Arthur, Texas) ‘05
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘09, African American Studies
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, T-10th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2014 – 12th
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2011, 2013; Indoor – 2012, 2014
  • Top finish: 12th – 2014
Personal: Daughter of George and Symanthia McPherson...Has two brothers, Donyale and Yama, and one sister, Diedra...Hobbies include reading, writing poetry, drawing, playing the guitar, designing clothes, singing, and playing basketball and volleyball.