Keanan Joyner
Keanan Joyner

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Eagle's Landing High School

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/23/1993

Awards:
C-USA Academic Medalist (2012); Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012); 4.0 GPA (Fall 2012); C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2012)


2013-14 (JUNIOR)
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800m in four meets ... Ran a season-best 1:57.03 and placed second at the Memphis Invitational ... Finished 12th in a time of 1:57.12 at the Mississippi Open.
INDOOR: Competed in the 800m in five meets ... Recorded a personal-best 1:55.18 in the 800m preliminaries at the American Athletic Conference Championships ... Notched two top-10 800m finishes at the Missouri Invite (5th; 1:59.00) and Illini Classic (9th; 1:59.41).
CROSS COUNTRY: Redshirted

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
OUTDOOR: Competed in six meets ... Notched a season-best finish in the 800m, crossing the line 24th at the Auburn Tiger Classic ... Finished sixth in the 800m (1:59.10) at the Red Wolves Open ... Placed 18th in the 1500m (4:21.07) at the Louisiana Classics.
INDOOR: Competed in three meets ... Ran a personal-best 4:29.53 and placed 39th in the mile at the McCravy Invitational ... Ran a personal-best 1:56.84 in the 800m preliminaries at the Conference USA Championships.
CROSS COUNTRY (2012): Competed in five meets ... Had a season-best, 19th-place finish (27:22.00) at the Rhodes College Invitational (8K) ... Ran a time of 28:17.30 at the Conference USA Championships.

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)
OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800m, 1500m and 4x400m relay in four meets ... Ran a personal-best 4:05.87 in the 1500m at the Joey Haines Invitational ... Had his best 1500m finish (7th) at the Joey Haines Invitational.
INDOOR: Ran a season-best 1:57.53 in the 800m at the C-USA Championships.
CROSS COUNTRY (2011): First collegiate competition came at the Brooks Twilight Classic, where he ran a 22:00.79 ... Season-best performance was 53rd (27:22.10) at the C-USA Championships ... Ran a 36:42.80 at the NCAA South Regional.

PRIOR TO MEMPHIS
Captain of the Eagle's Landing High School cross country and track and field teams his junior and senior years ... Cross country squad was state runner-up his junior season ... As a senior, placed fifth in the 800m run to help propel the Eagles to a fourth-place finish at the state championships ... Member of the school's record-holding 4x800m and 4x1600m relay teams.

PERSONAL
Son of Joel Joyner and Michele Joyner ... Birthday is June 23 ... Majoring in psychology.
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