Kenny Cox | Posted: 28 Jan 2020 | Updated: 5 May 2022

The Athletes' Journal

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BYU Athletics debuted The Athletes’ Journal—a new series featuring Cougar athletes telling their story in their own words in the fall of 2018. It was awarded a CASE Platinum Award for best practices in communications and marketing in winter 2020. 

The Athletes’ Journal series regularly features the unique perspectives of BYU student-athletes throughout the year and provides in-depth insight into the lives of members of BYU’s intercollegiate sports programs.

The Athletes’ Journal is published on the BYU Exposure Gallery and available at and via BYU’s social media channels. Links to all published stories can be found below.

Corbin Kaufusi – Football – I Never Expected
Roni Jones-Perry – Women's Volleyball – Go and Get It
Taylah Beckman – Women's Tennis – The Life I Get To Live Now
Marc Lyons  – Special Edition: Football – It's Been A Great Ride
Brayden Murphy – Men's Swimming – Life In The Water
Jahshire Hardnett – Men's Basketball – Take Nothing For Granted
Gabi Garcia-Fernandez – Men's Volleyball – Whatever It Takes
Erica Birk-Jarvis – Women's Cross Country/Track & Field – Run For Something
Mary Lake – Women's Volleyball – Good Over Time
Heather Gneiting – Women's Volleyball – Bring More
Kennedy Eschenberg – Women's Volleyball – Embrace Every Moment
Peter Kuest – Men's Golf – Make It Happen
Diljeet Taylor – Coaches' Edition: Women's Cross Country/Track & Field – Run for Her
Allysha Mae Mateo – Women's Golf – Focus on the Process
Gwen Gustafson – Women's Swimming – Found My Place
Jodi Maxfield – Cougarettes Coach – I'm So Blessed 
Rylee Jensen-McFarland – Softball – To Be Continued

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