Kenya Collins
Kenya  Collins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jonesboro, Ga.

High School:
Mundy's Mill

Event:
Hurdles


08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

05/26/2017

70+ GT Student-Athletes Participate in Summer Internships

Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations

03/17/2017

Jackets Win Seven Events at Yellow Jacket Invitational

Georgia Tech track and field posted seven wins and nine career bests

02/03/2017

Men’s DMR Wins on Day One of Meyo Invite

Georgia Tech track and field grabs three top-three finishes

01/21/2017

Jackets Wrap Up Vanderbilt Invitational

Georgia Tech track and field Christian Bowles finished first in the 3000m

Honors and Awards:
2016 Indoor All-ACC Academic honors
2016 Indoor All-ACC Second Team

2017 Track:

Indoor: Kicked off the season with a first-place finish in the 60m hurdles at the BSC Indoor Icebreaker with a time of 8.53 … Took third in the 60m hurdles at the Orange and Purple Classic … Posted a third-place finish in the 60m hurdles at the Commodore Invitational … Registered third-place finishes in the 60m hurdles at the Vanderbilt Invitational and the Bob Pollock Invitational … Finished sixth in the 60m hurdles at the ACC Championships with a season-best time of 8.28, earning All-ACC second team honors. Outdoor: Took first in the 100m hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a time of 13.57 … Member of 4x100m unit that finished second at the Florida State Relays … Finished fourth in the 100m hurdles at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Raced a career-best time of 13.46 in the 100m hurdles prelims at the ACC Championships to advance to the finals, finishing seventh overall.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Earned All-ACC Academic honors for the indoor season …
Finished fourth and set a new personal-best in the 60m hurdles at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 8.32 … Finished fourth in the event at the Vanderbilt Commodore Invite (8.41) … Placed sixth at the VT Elite Meet (8.40) … Won the event at the Music City Challenge with a time of 8.34 … Finished fifth in the event at the ACC Indoor Championships with a personal-best time of 8.22, earning second-team All-ACC honors in the process. Outdoor: Had four top-ten finishes in the 100m hurdles, including third-place finishes in the event at the Yellow Jacket Invite (13.72) and Georgia Tech Invite (13.73) … Finished third in the long jump with a career-best leap of 6.11m at the Yellow Jacket Invite … Finished 12th in the 100m hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Championships with a time of 13.74.

2015 Track:
Indoor: Posted a career-best time of 25.86 in the 200 meters at the Samford University Invitational … Also at that meet, placed third in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.60 … Posted a career-best leap of 5.54 meters (18-2.25) in the long jump at ACC Championships. Outdoor: Logged five top-10 finishes, including a second-place showing in the 100-meter hurdles (14.10) at the Georgia Spec Towns Invite … Logged her season-best 100-meter hurdle time of 13.85 at the ACC Championships … Ran her fastest 100 meters in 12.19 at the Georgia Spec Towns Invite.

High School:
A three-year letterwinner in track and field under head coach Dwayne Davis and Tyra Cummings at Mundy's Mill High School in Jonesboro, Ga. ... Won the county title in 100m hurdles in four consecutive years and the region titles in three straight... Distinguished as the highest scoring female athlete in Clayton County in three consecutive years... Holds the school record for 100m hurdles which she set as a freshman... Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class... Served as a member the National Technical Honor Society... Recognized as an honor roll student..

Personal:
Full name is Kenya Iman Collins... Born Jun. 13, 1995 in Riverdale, Ga.... Daughter to Stacey and Kennisha Collins... Has an older brother, Brandon, and an older sister, Maya... Chose Georgia Tech for its academic and professional opportunities, athletic tradition and its diverse environment... Plans to major in biology.