ShaKayla Rouse
ShaKayla Rouse
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Buford, Ga.
High School: Mill Creek
Previous College: Pomona College
Position: Sprints
Major: Undeclared

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed her freshman season as a member of the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track and Field team, where she will compete in the sprints...2012: Just missed qualifying for the finals in the SCIAC Championships in the 100 meters, tallying a time of 12.94 in the preliminaries, just .05 off the final qualifying time...The 12.94 was also just .04 shy of moving into the top ten in program history...High School: Attended Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia, where she was a member of the track and field team...Also a member of the cheer team at South Brunswick High School...Personal: Attending Pomona College...Nicknamed "Kayla" and "ShaKayKay"...Oldest in a family of seven, with three brothers and three sisters...Cousin Aaron Rouse has played in the NFL for the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers...Hobbies include reading books and manga, watching anime, playing video games, and playing violin...Favorite books are anything by Ellen Hopkins, Mary Higgins Clark and Tamora Pierce, as well as the Soul for the Soul series and the Twilight saga...Favorite movies are Disney movies...Wants to attend medical school after graduation and become a pediatrician...A Jumpstart Corps member, volunteering in low income preschools locally (La Verne) and teach the students to better prepare them for school...Born December 10, 1992...Chose Pomona because "I want to explore the world one day, so the other side of the country seemed like a good place to start. I would recommend Pomona to others because you can be yourself here and embrace every aspect of your life."