Why you should know her
Eryka Baker runs and jumps for Dudley. The junior finished second at the NCHSAA Class 3-A indoor championships in the 55-meter hurdles and eighth in the triple jump. She has her sights set on a state championship in the outdoor season.
Parents, Vernell and Devon Baker; siblings, Evelyn Baker, Devon Baker II and Courtney Waters.
High school goals
"Academically, my goal is to get my CNA in nursing and graduate with at least a 4.2 GPA, as well as complete at least half of my fall semester classes for my first year in college before I finish high school. In track, I would like to sign to a D-I college somewhere that is going to give me (scholarship) money and being a state champion in hurdles or triple jump."
"Becoming a neonatal practitioner."
Bad habit she'd like to break
Male, David Oliver; female, Lolo Jones.
Track and field event
Favorite sport she doesn't compete in
Chick-fil-A. "Four-count chicken strips with Polynesian sauce and a frosted lemonade."
"Oh Okay" by Gunna, featuring Young Thug and Lil Baby
"Law & Order: SVU"
High school class
Miss Kitchen (first and second grades) at Archer Elementary
"My pink Nike sprint spikes."