September 27, 2022

Hall of Fame 2022: Jenna Harris Griffin


This fall, the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame inducted 15 new members, including women’s track & field alumnae Jenna Harris Griffin.

Harris Griffin earned all-conference honors each of her four years as a member of the track & field program at Ohio State with three first team selections. The 2008 Big Ten Medal of Honor winner was one of the top sprinters of her era, winning four individual Big Ten Championships (60m in 2005 and 2007, 100m in 2005 and 2008) and one relay championship (4x100m relay in 2008) during her collegiate career.

Harris Griffin became an All-American during the indoor season in 2007 in the 400m. She also earned All-America honors in 2008 during the outdoor season in both the 400m and 4x400m relay. Harris Griffin was the women’s 400m program record holder, both indoors and outdoors, during her Ohio State career. In the classroom, her grades put her on the Academic All-Big Ten team four times and she was also a five-time OSU Scholar Athlete.

After graduating from Ohio State, Harris Griffin completed a graduate certificate in human nutrition at Iowa State. She is currently studying for her doctorate in clinical nutrition, human nutrition and functional medicine at the University of Western States. Harris Griffin is the founder and CEO of Generations Nutrition & Wellness – a wellness and fitness service in Atlanta.