Biography:

• Made her IAAF World Championship debut in 2017, competing in the 100m
• Reached the 100m final at the 2018 NACAC Championships in Toronto, finishing eighth
• Finished 18th in the 100m at the 2018 NCAA Championships
• Finished second in the 100m at the 2017 and 2018 Canadian Championships

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT LEYA

Getting into the Sport: Started running track at age 11… Her mom had been a track athlete and saw potential for excellence in her… Outside Interests: Graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in criminology… Odds and Ends: Favourite motto: Never stop believing in yourself…