To reach our full potential it’s important to work on all aspects of our lives.  Although we focus a lot on education here at Second Chance Life Skills we recognize the importance of fitness and over all physical health too!  For many students, athletics can be an answer to the financial burdens of college.  Many college athletic scholarships go unfilled due to the lack of quality athletes.  Our very own Jazmyn Shorter is a shining example of this with her NSTE (Nothing Shorter Than Elite) track team.  Here is a sample of her accomplishments.

Season 1

The first week of conditioning, we had a hand full of athletes ranging in ages come out to show their interest.

Pre-Season Conditioning

By Week 3 of conditioning we more than doubled in size, with more young athletes eager to learn more about the sport

Special Thanks to

NSTE would also like to send thanks to US Olympic and New Balance Professional Athlete, Trayvon Bromell for donating a vast variety of spikes to the team. Your Support is greatly appreciated!!

Fundraising to have fun!!

In order to compete in the  seasons various competitions we must be able to get to the events, our athletes rolled up their sleeve prior to each of the meets and scrubbed some dirty cars for a well earned donation to help fund our fun!  

At Our First Meet

Our first track meet was a great experience all around. We were also very excited because it was the first time the athletes were able to participate at an event with their new team uniforms. It allowed for our athletes to get the first taste of competing with others that are not on their team as well. Every one of them are ready for the next meet on Saturday April 8, 2017.

Florida Elite Invitational 4/8/2017

When it came time for our first Competitive Meet the team was more than prepared to take on the day’s events! Our athletes had a great showing from the sprints to the field events. Here are some Parent submitted photos 

Matrix Invitational 4/15/2017

Here are some Parent submitted photos from the week’s track meet

Blazin' Ravens Invitational 5/7/2017

Here are some Parent submitted photos from the week’s track meet

S.C.L.S Black and White Banquet 5/20/2017

We took time to relax and celebrate with one another at the SCLS yearly Banquet, and we looked nice, check out a few of our pics

AAU District Qualifier Meet 6/3/2017

As our year progressed so did our skills and abilities. By the time district qualifiers rolled around we had assembled our team of Elite Athletes. Here are a few snap shots from that meet.

Road trip to : AAU Region 9 Qualifier Meet 6/22-25/2017

Our athletes had put together an impressive display of talent not only as a team but also as individual standouts in their events, here are photos from the regional meet.

AAU Region 9 Qualifier Meet

Our athletes had amazing seasons and while some came to an end at this meet a few made it to podium and to the next level of competition, The Junior Olympics.

AAU Jr. Olympics Ypsilanti, Michigan

Our athletes had amazing seasons and worked hard to earn the chance to compete on the biggest stage for their age group in the sport that they love.

End of Season

Over this Last track season our team has launched into an organization that is continuing to grow and we could use your support to NSTE. There are many ways that you can contribute to the team contact Head Coach Jazmyn Shorter for more information or reach out to Us on the Socials.

2020 Season Conditioning Starts January 20, 2020

TRACK MEET: Trailblazers Invitational


Leto High School
4409 W Sligh Ave,
Tampa, FL

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

Track Meet:

Amp Athletics Invitational 


Booker High School
3201 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34234

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

Track Meet:

 Blazin Ravenz Invitational


Clearwater High School
540 S Hercules Ave, Clearwater, FL 33764

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

TRACK MEET: 5th Annual Peak Performance Invitational


Santa Fe High School
16213 US-441, Alachua, FL 32615

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

TRACK MEET: 12th Annual 727 Springtime Open


Northside Christian High
7777 62nd Ave N,
St. Petersburg, FL

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

TRACK MEET: My Brother’s Keeper Track Club Invitational


Wharton High School
20150 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20



University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

TRACK MEET: 2nd Annual B3R Sports Invitational


Charlotte High School
250 Cooper St,
Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $20

TRACK MEET: AAU Region 09 Qualifier

**Must Qualify**



Missed Meet/Event Fee: $30


AAU Club Championships

**Must Qualify**


ESPN Wide World of Sports

700 S Victory Way,

Kissimmee, FL

Missed Meet/Event Fee: $50

About our Coach

Jazmyn Shorter

Graduate of The University of Kentucky 

High School Accomplishments

A four year member of her high school track team

  • Competed in the 100, 200 and 400 Meters
  • Holds the school record in both the 200 Meters (24.67) and 400 Meters (53.73)
  • Track Team captain 4 years
  • 2006 District and Regional Champion in the 200 Meters
  • 2006 Golden South Classic Champion in the 400 Meters
  • 2007 District Champion 200 Meters.
  • Back-to-back Class 3A State Champion in the 400 Meters (2006 and 2007)
  • 2006 Pinellas County Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2007 Co-Female Athlete of the Year
  • Undefeated in the 400 meters in 2006 and 2007
  • NIKE high school All-American 400 Meters
  • Finished ninth in 400 Meters at the NSIC Championships
  • Ranked in the top 10 in the U.S. in the 400 Meters (53.73)
  • Competed on the 2007 US Jr. National Track and Field Team

And those are just her early track accomplishments.  Jazmyn was coached by  and Garlynn Boyd. Here are some of her basketball accomplishments:

  • Lettered four years as a power forward on the basketball team
  • Averaged 15.0 points and 15 rebounds per game
  • Named to the All-County and All-Suncoast basketball teams
  • Named to the 2007 Senior All-Star South squad
  • Nominated by her senior class as the most athletic

College accomplishments

2008 (Freshman): Outdoor – At Mideast Regional, member of 4x400m relay team that finished 11th overall with a time of 3:42.23 … Member of 4x100m relay team at Regionals that placed 12th in a time of 45.91 … At SEC Championships, member of 4x400m relay squad that finished in fifth-place time of 3:39.48 … Member of 4x100m relay squad that finished in seventh-place time of 45.48 at SECs … Ran season-best mark at conference meet in 400m run clocking in at 56.17 … Posted season-best time in the 200m of 24.62 at Jesse Owens Classic. Indoor – At Iowa State Qualifier, member of 4x400m relay team that tied the UK record of 3:38.08 set in 1996 … Member of 4x400m relay squad that finished fifth at the SEC Championships in a time of 3:38.10 … Ran UK’s fourth-fastest time ever in the 400m dash of the McCravy Memorial crossing the finish at 55.35 … At the Tyson Invitational, notched season-best 200m time of 24.53 … Posted season-best 60m time of 7.77 at SEC/Big 10 Challenge.

• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Finalist – 4x400m Relay
• 2008 NCAA Mideast Regional Semifinalist – 4x100m Relay
• Varsity Record Holder – Indoor4x400m Relay

2009 (Sophomore): Outdoor – Entered UK’s outdoor record books in the 400m dash crossing the line in a personal-best time of 55.64 at the Florida Relays to rank ninth all-time at UK … Ran opening leg of 4x400m relay squad that turned in a season-best time of 3:42.38 to place fifth overall at Sea Ray Relays … Member of 4x400m relay that placed sixth overall at SEC Championships in 3:43.27 … Ran opening leg of eighth-place 4x100m relay at SECs with a time of 45.87 … At the Triton Invitational, ran on championship 4x400m relay team clocking in at 3:53.56 … Turned in season-best 200m time of 24.16 at SEC Championships. Indoor – Recorded the fourth-fastest 400m time in UK history at the SEC Championships, crossing the finish line in 10th place to stop the clock at 55.16 … At McCravy Memorial Meet, competed on third-place 4x400m relay team that posted a season-best time of 3:42.43 … Ran anchor leg of 4x400m relay that took home seventh place at SEC Championships in a time of 3:42.75 … At the Penn State National Invitational, finished eighth in the 200m dash in a time of 24.53 to tie her personal-best effort.