Kendell Jefferson
Kendell  Jefferson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wyoming, Mich.

High School:
Wyoming

Event:
Sprints


06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

04/23/2017

STROEDE AND BURR SET SCHOOL RECORDS AT VIRGINIA CHALLENGE

Stroede sets new 5000m school record (13:49.90), Burr breaks 3000m steeplechase mark (10:30.45)

04/15/2017

OAKLAND RECORDS NINE FIRST-PLACE FINISHES AT GOLDEN GRIZZLY INVITE

Dana Tessmer placed first in pole vault and broke her own school record with a mark of 12 ft., 1.5 in.

03/23/2017

TRACK AND FIELD OPENS OUTDOOR SEASON AT RALEIGH RELAYS AND TENNESSEE RUST BUSTER

The team will travel to North Carolina State and the University of Tennessee this weekend to kick off the 2017 outdoor season

02/23/2017

TRACK AND FIELD HEADS TO YOUNGSTOWN STATE FOR INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

The women’s team looks to defend its championship while the men look to improve on last year’s third-place finish

05/07/2017

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3

5-6-17 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 3 Photos by Trevor Parks - YSU SID

02/28/2016

2016 Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships

The Oakland Women's Track & Field team wins first Horizon League Championship in program history. Men's team finishes 3rd

2016 Outdoor:
Placed fourth at the Horizon League Championships in the 100-meter with a career best time of 12.06
Placed seventh at the Horizon League Championships in the 200-meter 25.22
Ran on the runner-up 4x100-meter relay team at the Golden Grizzly Invite that went 46.38, setting a school record

2016 Indoor:
▪ Placed second setting the school 60m record at the 2016 Horizon League Indoor Championships with time of 7.62 helping Oakland win the first title in program history
▪ Also placed third in the 200m at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with the team’s season best and PR time of 25.26
▪ Placed second in the 60m (7.66) at the SVSU Jet’s Pizza Invitational and at the Tiffin Dragon Invite (7.72)
▪ Finished third in the 60m (7.93) at the IPFW Mastodon Opener and fifth in the 200m (25.43) at the YSU National Invite
▪ 2016 Horizon League Spring Academic All-League Team selection
▪ 2015 fall and 2016 spring Horizon League Honor Roll selection

2015 Outdoor:

▪ Ran second leg of 4X100 relay team that placed third with school record (46.96) at 2015 Horizon League Outdoor Championships (May 2).
▪ Ran 100m PR (12.64) at the Raleigh Relays (March 27).
▪ Ran second leg of 4X100 relay team that finished first (46.96) at Detroit Dual (April 4).

2015 Indoor: 
▪ Ran 60m PR (7.84) and placed sixth at the Horizon League Indoor Championships (March 1).
▪ Recorded 200m PR (26.61) at the Eastern Michigan Holiday Classic (Dec. 5).
▪ Finished second in the 60m at the IPFW Duals (Jan. 23), fifth at the EMU Quad-Meet (Jan. 9) and sixth at the Youngstown State National Invite (Feb. 7).

High School:
▪ Four -year letterwinner in track and field
▪ Two-year letterwinner in basketball
▪ All-Conference and regional champion in 100m dash

Top Athletic Performance
▪ Placed seventh in the state meet in the 100m dash in 2015

Personal
Full Name: Kendell Alexis Jefferson
Birthdate: Nov. 14, 1996
Parents: Corey and Kim Jefferson
Siblings: Peyton

Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
100m 12.06 (HL Championship - May 6, 2016)
200m 25.22 (HL Championship - May 6, 2016)
Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
60m 7.62* (HL Championships - Feb 28, 2016)
200m 25.25 (HL Championships - Feb 28, 2016)
*Denotes School Record

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