Birthday: 12/15/95 Mile PR: 4:22.71 – 2021
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:59.72 – 2021
High School: Tenafly HS ‘14
Hometown: Tenafly, NJ
College: North Carolina / Georgetown University ‘19
Current Residence: Charlottesville, VA
Josette Norris, a rising star, has produced a breakout year in 2021 so far, winning races and setting numerous personal records, including in the 1500 meters (3:59.72, #9 U.S. all-time), Mile (4:31.39, indoors, and 4:25.92, outdoors) and 5000m (14:51.32). In August, she won the Sir Walter Miler in 4:25.92, a PR (her first sub-4:30) and world leader.
After transferring from North Carolina, Norris competed for Georgetown University, earning All-American 5000m honors in 2019.
At Tenafly High School, she won four New Jersey state titles in cross and track combined.
FUN FACT: Norris is engaged to 2016 Rio Olympian Robby Andrews.
Photo credit: Kevin Morris