Kesia Griffith
Kesia Griffith
Year: So.
Hometown: Saint Johns, Fla.
High School: Creekside HS
Events: Sprints
Major: Psychology

2017-18: Outdoor Track: Member of 4x400m relay team that finished runner-up at the Terrier Relays (4:07.13)... Relay team also finished fourth at the SAC Outdoor Championship with a time of 3:59.47... Posted a season-best 400m time of 1:03.59 at the SAC Championship (14th).

High School: Graduated from Creekside HS in Saint Johns, Fla... Coached by Ricky Fields and Cheryl Washington... Lettered four times... 2016 Most Improved Award recipient... Region Championship... District Championship... PR - 400m: 58.80... 200m: 26.53.

Personal: Born Aug. 23, 1999 in Mesa, Ariz... Daughter of Anthony Hayes and Katherine Hutchison-Hayes... Sibling: Sanne (10)... Majoring in psychology... Future plans: Graduate school and later earn her PhD; Make a career in social work and help kids... Hobbies: Reading, swimming... Favorite book: Waiting to Exhale; Favortie class at Tusculum: New Testament; Favorite midnight snack: Chips; Favorite movie: "Aquamarine"; Favorite musical artists: Drake, Rihanna, The Weekend, Miguel, J Cole; Favorite song: "Adorn" by Miguel; Favorite sports team: Jamaica National Team; Kesia can't go a week without: God; Favorite athlete: Alyson Felix; Most thrilling moment in sports: Placing fourth in the 4x400m at the State Meet; Favorite Tusculum moment: Fun times in the cafe with friends; Advice to kids: "Remember every day is not promised to us so make every day a great one even when tough times come up"; Favorite color: Gold; Favorite food: Chicken Nuggets and french fries; Favorite sport other than track: Soccer; Person Kesia most admires: God; Most famous person Kesia has ever met: Rihanna; Toughest opponent Kesia has ever played against: Jordan Fields or Allison Holland; What people don't know about Kesia: She can play the piano (8 years); When she was a kid, Kesia tried to be like: Her mother.