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KENIEL GRANT

Player profile

position
Jumps/Sprints
year
Senior
hometown
Brampton, Ontario Canada
high school
Kingston College
other college
Texas Tech

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Transfer from Texas Tech entering second and final season of eligibility at FSU…came on late in year to bolster 4×100 lineup and shine in long jump…was odd man out for final NCAA Championships spot in long jump, placing 13th at East Preliminary…stepped up to provide a strong second leg on ACC Championships runner-up 4×100 relay.

2017:

Indoor – Finished in the top-10 in all the events he competed in…Won the Long Jump (LJ) at the Larry Wieczorek Invitational with a mark of 7.61m…Placed 3rd at the ACC Championships in LJ…Outdoor – Placed 1st in LJ at the Stanford Cardinal Classic and converted a season high 25′ 5.25”…Won the 4×1 event at Seminole Twilight with a time of 40.19 seconds…Placed 2nd at ACC Championships in the 4×1…Finished 6th at ACC Championships in the LJ, qualifying for the Preliminary Round of the NCAA Championship.

2016

Outdoor: Alternate on the NCAA Championship qualifying 4×100…posted NCAA East long jump best of 7.50m (24-7.25) in a three-way tie for 11th-place, but suffered cruel fate of placing 13th based on next-best attempt…finished fourth at the ACC Championships in the long jump in SB 7.69 (25-2.75)…stepped in for Darryl Haraway on the second leg of 4×100 to produce silver medal finish in 39.72…posted SB 10.55 in 100 at UNF Twilights…also ran on eighth-place Penn Relays and winning Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee 4×100 relays…limited by injury early, but debuted at Johnson/JJK with runner-up long jump finish (7.45m/24-5.50)…classified as redshirt sophomore outdoors. Indoor: Finished seventh in long jump at ACC Championships…SB long jump came at Tyson Invitational (7.41m/24-3.75) in fourth-place finish…ran SB 6.96 60m dash at Razorback Invitational…classified as junior indoors.

BEFORE FSU:

2015 NCAA Indoor Championships second-team All-American in long jump…owns long jump personal-best of 7.86 meters (25-9.50)…member of 2013 Penn Relays High School Championship and ISSA Boys Championship 4×100 (39.85)…2012 Carifta Games silver medalist in long jump and 4×100 relay…won 2012 ISSA Boys Championship long jump.

Personal:

Son of Kermit Grant and Doreen Morrison…majoring in social science…born September 13, 1993.