PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON
Attended the University of North Texas and competed for one season.
Was an alternate of the Mean Green's 4x100 relay team at the 2011 NCAA Championships.
Had a personal-best time of 14.07 in the 100m hurdles.
Sat out her sophomore season due to injury.
Was an all-state honoree in 2010 and 2011.
Earned four varsity letters in track.
Competed in the Junior Olympics in the 100m hurdles and the 4x100 relay.
Ran for the Dallas Gold summer team.
Full name is DeOna Monique Stafford.
Is the daughter of Brenda and Hugh Stafford.
Brother, Dominque, ran track at Texas A&M, while her parents both competed in the sport at Louisiana-Monroe.
Is a criminal justice major.