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Kensi Gray

  • class Junior
  • Hometown Knoxville, Tenn.
  • High school Hardin Valley Academy
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Knoxville, Tenn.
  • High school Hardin Valley Academy

Kensi Gray Bio

2020 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll

2020 Cross Country
Ran once for Carolina at the FSU Invite finishing in a 5K PR of 20:18.6.

2020 Track
Indoor: Competed in four events for the Gamecocks… Made her indoor debut at the Orange and Purple Elite where she finished 18th in the 600m… Took 8th at the USC Indoor Open in the 800m with a PR of 2:16.32.
Outdoor: Cancelled.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letter winner in both cross country and track… Named the Hardin Valley Academy High School Heisman winner in 2018… Was a four-time state qualifier, three-time region champion and two-time district champion… Helped her team to two Tennessee State Indoor State Championships in 2016 and 2018; runner-up in 2017 and 2019… Won the Outdoor District Championship four years in-a-row, contributing to her school’s eight-year streak… Placed as the 2018 Tennessee State Outdoor 800m runner-up… Named All-State eight times for indoor and eight times for outdoor… A five-time New Balance National Qualifier… Holds the Hardin Valley 4x800m and 4x400m record… Named to the Knoxville All Metro Track and Field Team in 2018 and 2019… Was the track and field nominee for the 2019 Knox Sports Award.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Keith and Kala Gray… Has one brother, Keith Jr., and three sisters, Leigha, Gracie and Lauren… Chose the Gamecocks over University of Tennessee, Wake Forest and Samford… Majoring in exercise science.

Indoor Personal Records


1:40.14 (1/11/20 Orange and Purple Elite)


2:16.32 (2/22/20 USC Indoor Open)

Cross Country Personal Records


20:18.60 (10/2/2020 FSU Invite)