University of Iowa Athletics
Hurdles

Nylah Perry

Class Fr.
Hometown Sicklerville, N.J.
High School Winslow Township

High School — won 400 meters at 2020 indoor Meet of Champions (56.19) and placed third in 200 meters at 2019 outdoor state meet (24.73)… set school record at Cherry Hill East HS in 400 meters (55.97)… eight-time all-conference honoree, winning group titles in 200 and 400 meters… named state 400-meter Indoor Athlete of the Year as a senior… helped team to eight state and 15 sectional titles… honor roll student, superintendent award, athlete of the year and student-athlete of the year honoree… National Honor Society member… senior class vice president… member of African-American culture club and volunteer club.

Personal — born April 20, 2002… daughter of Tim Perry and Shelby Perry… her brother, Tim, plays basketball at Drexel… her father, Tim, played college basketball at Temple, and in the NBA for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and New York Nets… pre-physician assistant major.