Hooker participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing, China, finishing 5th in the 200 metres. In June 2006, Hooker elected to forgo her final season of collegiate eligibility to pursue a professional track and field career. Hooker, an eight-time All-American, left the University of Texas as one of the most decorated student-athletes in the program"s history.
Hooker, a corporate communications major, made her mark as one of the top athletes in collegiate track and field during the 2005 outdoor season, when she helped Texas to its fourth National Collegiate Athletic Association outdoor title.
She also anchored the 4x100-meter relay team to victory in 42.87, the third-fastest time in school history. Hooker is coached by Olympic gold medalist Jon Drummond.
5th at 2008 Beijing Olympics in 200m
3rd at 2008 Olympic Trials in 200m
4th at 2008 Olympic Trials in 100m
Two-time Big 12 Women"s Indoor Track Athlete of the Year (’05 & ’06)
100 meters – 10.86 2011(1076w)
200 meters – 22.34 2008(2220w)
Her sister, Destinee Hooker, is an indoor volleyball player who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics.