Shannon Harris
Shannon Harris
Height: 5-2
Year: So
Hometown: Elmont, N.Y.
High School: Sewanhaka
Events: Sprints
Major: Criminal Justice/Political Science

- "I chose Virginia Wesleyan because of the environment and atmosphere."
- Selected VWU over Duke, Clark Atlanta University, and Virginia State

Before VWU: Ran track at Sewanhaka High School… Selected as team MVP and most improved during her career… Received the Senior Athletic Award… Captain of the cheer squad… Served as the captain of the track team… Manager of the men's basketball team.

Personal: The daughter of Anthony and Cecile Harris… Has three siblings: Alana Archer, Jamar Davis, and Sean Franklin… Father, Anthony, played soccer and ran track at Baruch College.

Get to Know Shannon

- Enjoys dancing and writing
- Fan of Dwayne Wade and actress Gabrielle Union
- Favorite movie is "Dreamgirls"

  • Self-description in 10 words or less:  "smart, funny, athletic, friendly"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "doing the sport I love"
  • People might be surprised to know: "I write poetry"
  • It's the year 2030 and I am doing this...: "working as an intellectual property lawyer"