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AMANI HEAVEN

Player profile

position
Throws
year
Redshirt Sophomore
hometown
Hallandale, Fla.
high school
Hallandale

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Legacy athlete launched her career after sitting out as a redshirt in 2019…has made huge gains in strength and technique under coach Dorian Scott’s direction…starred in the shot put and discus at Florida 2A power Hallandale, claiming the 2018 state discus title…is also an outstanding student.

2020

Indoor: Put on the uniform for the first of five times at Vanderbilt Invitational…cracked the 15-meter barrier for the first time at the Bob Pollock Invitational, placing eighth in the shot put (15.17m/49-9.25)…moved into the top 10 all-time at FSU with a third-place finish at Notre Dame’s Alex Wilson Invitational with the shot put PB of 15.43m (50-7.5)…advanced to the finals in her first ACC Championship, placing ninth with a best throw of 15.40m (50-6.25).

 

2019 (Redshirted)

Outdoor: Competed unattached in three meets, improving each time out in the discus…top performance came at Tom Jones Memorial where she finished fifth in the discus with a lifetime-best of 51.42 meters (168-8)…finished third in the discus at the FAMU Relays and eighth at the FSU Relays in her first two meets…her top shot put effort of 13,89m (45-7) – also a lifetime-best – was good for fifth at the FSU Relays.

 

PERSONAL:

Four-time state finalist in the shot put with three bronze medal finishes…two-time state finalist in the discus…won 2017 Golden South discus title…three-year member of the varsity basketball team…Broward County shot put champion and record-holder in 2018…posted prep personal bests of 13.63m (44-8.75) in the shot put and 49.20m (161-5) in discus…first-team All-Broward in 2017…member of Hallandale National Honor Society…earned Adobe Premier certificate….top 10-percent of her graduating class…active in student government, Women of Tomorrow and Best Buddies programs…daughter of Yvonne Crawford and Donald Heaven…father played on FSU offensive line and was member of 1999 national championship team…also a multi-time ACC Championship scorer in the shot put and discus for the Noles…plans to major in digital media production…born Nov. 6, 1999.