FSU Track & Field BIO
Keniel Grant
Player Profile:
Keniel Grant 2556245
Position: Jumps/Sprints
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario Canada
High School: Kingston College/Texas Tech

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Transfer from Texas Tech entering second and final season of eligibility at FSU...came on late in year to bolster 4x100 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 4x100 relay.

2016
Outdoor:
Alternate on the NCAA Championship qualifying 4x100...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 4x100 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 4x100 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 4x100 (39.85)...2012 Carifta Games silver medalist in long jump and 4x100 relay...won 2012 ISSA Boys Championship long jump.

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

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