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Kendall

  • BirthdayMarch 8, 1996
  • OccupationSprinter

Kendall Ellis, originally from Pembroke Pines, FL is an American, Olympic medalist, track and field athlete representing New Balance. Specializing in the 400m, she also competes in the 200m. While at the University of Southern California, Kendall was a 4x NCAA champion and the Collegiate and American Record Holder for the indoor 400m. She is a 14x All-American, 5x Pac-12 Champion, and had a viral relay leg at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championship. Graduating in 3 years with her Bachelors in Business Administration, she continued on to receive her Masters in Business Administration from DeVry University. Beyond track and field, Kendall is passionate about mentorship and volunteering. She comes from a family where giving back was always emphasized and her parents, Wanda and Sam, made sure their daughters were well rounded. Kendall is the youngest of 3 daughters.

Hometown

Pembroke Pines, FL

Alma Mater

University of Southern California

Training

Los Angeles, CA
22.71

200 METERS

49.99

400 METERS

Watch a triumphant victory

  • 01 Necessity

    USC came into the final event,  the 4x400 meter relay, in need of a first place finish to take the women’s team title.

  • Trailing by a seemingly insurmountable distance, Kendall executed an epic comeback in the last 80 meters.

  • USC finished with 53 points to edge out Georgia by one point, winning their second women’s team title.

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2020 Summer Olympics

07-31-2021
Tokyo, Japan
4x400 Meter Mixed Relay:3:10.22
Third place
Bronze medalist

IAAF Diamond League

08-24-2019
Paris, France
400 Meters:51.21
Second place
Diamond League final qualifier

USATF Outdoor Championships

07-27-2019
Drake Stadium
400 Meters:50.38
Second place
World qualifier

Pac-12 Championships

05-13-2019
Stanford University
400 Meters:49.99
Conference Champion

NCAA Indoor Championships

03-10-2018
Texas A&M
400 Meters:50.34
American Record
Collegiate Record

USATF Outdoor Championships

06-24-2017
Sacramento, CA
400 Meters:50.00
Third place
World Championship qualifier

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