Abu Dhabi 2019 - Swimming

Jena Jones

Athlete | Columbia, Maryland

Jena Jones of Columbia, Maryland has been training and competing with Special Olympics Maryland for more than 15 years. She loves to swim - her role model is Maryland native Michael Phelps - and she took home a gold and three silver medals in swimming at this year’s Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle. She competes in basketball and volleyball with Special Olympics Maryland as well. Jena is active in her community, and was even awarded Sportsperson of the Year from her local Parks and Recreation department. Jena competes in memory of her father, who passed away when she was just 12.