Jeneba Tarmoh

Track & Field

Served as envoy

  • 2017  –  Uganda

Jeneba Tarmoh is a track and field sprinter who specializes in 100 meters and 200 meters. Tarmoh was an All-American for Texas A&M University, helping them with back to back to back wins in the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championships 2009-11 seasons. She came in third at the 2011 USA National Outdoor Championships, earning her a place on the 2011 IAAF World Championships team.

At the 2012 Olympic Trials, Tarmoh finished third tying with Allyson Felix for third place in the 100m finals. Tarmoh traveled to London as a reserve on the US team and ran the second leg of the women’s 4 x 100 meter relay. She received a gold medal for setting a world record in winning the finals.