2019: Competed in a solo event on the indoor season, finishing with a 8.29s finish in the 60m sprint at the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational (Feb. 1-2)…participated in the heptathlon at the HPU VertKlasse Meeting (March 21-23) on the way to a sixth place finish…closed out her season at the Catamount Classic (April 12-13) to record a personal best in shot put.

Prior to ETSU: Graduated from East Nashville Magnet High School in Nashville, Tennessee, where she lettered in track and field as a hurdler and multi-event specialist … Earned TSSAA DII state championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018 … Was a 2015 Junior Olympic All-American … Accumulated 42 points individually at the 2018 state championship, winning three of her four events … Placed first in the 300m hurdles at the 2015 Great 8 track meet at Vanderbilt University … Was team MVP in 2017 and 2018.

Personal: Born on Oct. 4, 1999 ... from Nashville, Tenn. … Daughter of Kenneth Johnson and Courtney Lewis … Kennedi’s uncle is former Mississippi State basketball star and former Boston Celtics player Dontae’ Jones, who enjoyed a 13-year professional career in the NBA and overseas from 1997-2010 … Anticipated major is criminal justice.