Track & Field

Keyon Mitchell
Keyon Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, CA

High School:
Loyola HS

Position:
Jumps

Experience:
2V



Briefly... Keyon Mitchell is in his third season with LMU track...

At LMU... 2007... participated in the 100m, 4X100m, long jump and triple jump... finished the 100m in 11.87 on February 24 at the West Coast Challenge... recorded a season-best time of 43.54 in the 4X100m relay at the Cal-Nevada Championships on March 31... jumped a personal-best 22'5" in the long jump on March 17 at the Long Beach Relays... recorded a season-best jump of 46'9½" in the triple jump on April 14...

High School... a 2006 graduate of Loyola High School in Los Angeles, Calif... participated in track and basketball... awarded All-League honors after averaging 20 and 16 points in his freshman and sophomore years in basketball... selected team captain in his junior and senior campaigns for track... earned All-League as a junior and senior and All-State and All-CIF as a senior... broke the school record in triple jump, setting the new mark at 47'10¼"... jumped a personal best 21'9½" in the long jump as a senior... prep coach was Doug Scherer... earned Dean's List honors and graduated with Highest Honors after a stellar performance in the classroom... also recruited by USC, UCLA, Cal, Stanford, UC Santa Barbara and UC San Diego...

Personal... Keyon Mitchell was born October 21, 1988, in Los Angeles, Calif... son of Cheryl Givehand-Mitchell and Kenny Mitchell... mother played basketball and volleyball and father played football... has one sister, Kandice... a biology major.

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