Keni Harrison Biography and Wiki
Born Kendra Keni Harrison, is an American hurdler famously recognized for setting the world record in the women’s 100 meters hurdles with a time of 12.20 seconds on July 22, 2016, at the London Müller Anniversary Games, breaking the world record of 12.21 seconds which was previously held by Bulgarian athlete, Yordanka Donkova.
Harrison was placed second at the 100 m hurdles of the 2019 World Championship, and in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics held on August 2, 2021.
Keni Harrison Age and Birthday
Keni was born on September 18, 1992, in Tennessee, United States. She is 28 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Virgo. Harrison turns 29 years on September 18, 2021.
Keni Harrison Height
Harrison stands at a height of 5 feet and 4 inches (Approx. 1.63 meters)tall and weighs 52kgs(114.6lbs).
Keni Harrison Education
Keni attended and graduated from Clayton High School in Clayton, North Carolina in 2011. She later proceeded to join Clemson University, a public land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina, where she was Atlantic Coast Conference champion in the 400 m obstacles and the 4 × 400 m hand-off as the first-year recruit in 2012.
Keni later transferred from Clemson to the University of Kentucky after the 2013 season and won NCAA title titles both inside and outside in 2015.
Keni Harrison Family, Parents, Siblings
Harrison is the adopted daughter of Gary Harrison and Karon Harrison. Gary used to work as a pilot while Karon worked as a physical specialist. Before being adopted she previously experienced childhood in a huge family with ten other kids, eight of them also adopted. Further details regarding her family will be updated soon when revealed.
Keni Harrison Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed athlete prefers to keep her love life details private and away from the public hence no record of her relationships is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if she is single, married, or in a relationship. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partners’ details soon.
Keni Harrison Net Worth
Keni Harrison has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a hurdler runner among other investments.
Keni Harrison Hurdles
Hurdling is the act of jumping over an obstacle at a high speed or in a sprint. Her first sport was soccer; she took up track and field at Clayton High School. Kendra later became a leading hurdler runner, winning state championship titles at the 2010 and 2011 North Carolina Class 4A state meets.
Harrison also won the 100 m hurdles at the New Balance Nationals and was named Gatorade North Carolina Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Harrison gained popularity after winning the world record in the women’s 100 meters hurdles with a time of 12.20 seconds on July 22, 2016, at the London Müller Anniversary Games, breaking the world record of 12.21 seconds set 28 years earlier by Bulgarian athlete Yordanka Donkova.