Men's Track & Field
UK Athletics

KenyattiaHackworth

BIO

Collegiate Bests
LJ: 21’3.5″/6.49m

  • First-Team All-America (2015 Indoor Long Jump)
  • SEC Silver Medal (2015 Indoor Long Jump)
  • Second-Team All-America (2014 Indoor 4x400M Relay)
  • Six-Time Honorable Mention All-America (Five at UK, One at La. Tech)

Post-Collegiate A volunteer assistant and trains in Lexington as a professional under Coach Floreal’s direction … Is jumping better than ever before in 2016, and is the current U.S.-leader, No. 4 in the world at 22’4.25″/6.81m … Undefeated in 2016 so far.

2014-15
Outdoor – Missed the USATF Long Jump final by one spot, placing ninth … Sixth in the SEC long jump … Ran the third leg on UK’s fourth-place 4x100m relay at SECs … NCAA Championships qualifier in the long jump and 4x100m relay. 
Indoor – SEC Silver Medalist in the long jump … Fifth-place in the long jump at NCAA Championships.

2013-14
Outdoor – Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the long jump, where she finished 23rd … Qualified for NCAA Championships with a PR jump of 20-4.5/6.21M at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships … Also qualified for NCAA Championships in the 4x400M relay and 4x100M relay.
Indoor – Enrolled in January and began to turn in strong performances as the season progressed … Indoor PR in the long jump came in a sixth-place performance at the SEC Championships as she jumped 20-1.75/6.14M … Earned second-team All-America status as part of Kentucky’s 4x400M relay team at the NCAA Championships.

Prior to UK 
Joins UK with experience at the highest levels of collegiate track and field … Won the Junior College Indoor National Championship in the long jump with a season-best 6.05m/19’10.25″ … Aso competed at the both NJCAA Indoor and Outdoor Championships in the 200m … Personal-best long jump 20’8.5″/6.3m … Also qualified for the NCAA Championships during her freshman season at Louisiana Tech in the long jump and 4×100-meter relay, earning honorable mention All-America honors for the latter event.

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