UNC Track & Field Bio
 Kenny Selmon
Selmon Selmon 1887013

WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITOR • USA JUNIOR CHAMPION • USA OLYMPIC TRIALS QUALIFIER • PAN AMERICAN JUNIORS SILVER MEDALIST • 3-TIME ALL-AMERICA • 3-TIME NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS QUALIFIER • 2-TIME NCAA PRELIMINARY ROUND QUALIFIER • 2-TIME ACC CHAMPION • 4-TIME ALL-ACC

Personal Records

200 - 21.93 • 400 - 47.48 • 60H - 8.01 • 110H – 14.09 • 400H - 49.31

2015-16: Earned first team All-America Honors for taking third in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships • Ran a leg in the men's 4x400 that took first at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships • Placed second in the 400-meter hurdles at the outdoor conference meet • Took sixth in the 110-meter hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships • Ran a leg in the men's 4x400m that competed at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships • Narrowly missed the finals in the open 400m at the outdoor conference meet placing 10th • Placed first seven different times during the outdoor season •Competed in the 60m hurdles for the first time of his career and took fifth in the event at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Finished 12th in the 200 at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships • Split 46.87 to help the 4x400 relay take second at the indoor conference meet • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15: Earned First Team All-America honors for helping the 4x400 team finish sixth at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships • Earned Second Team All-America honors for placing 12th in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships • Part of the 4x400 team that took first at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships • Captatined the USA Junior Track and Field Team • Finished first at the US Junior Track and Field Championships in the 400-meter hurdles • Took second at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in the 400-meter hurdles • Finished second in the 400-meter hurdles at the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships earning All-ACC honors • Part of the 4x400 team that finished second at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Ran in the DMR at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Finished 16th in the 400 at the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships • Owns the school's second best time in the 400-meter hurdles at 49.60 • Helped the 4x400 qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships where the relay finished 23rd

Prep: Earned Bronze at the 2013 World Youth Championships in the 400-meter hurdles • Ranked as the No. 1 hurdler in his class • 7-time State Champion and 3-time All-American in the 400-meter hurdles • 2014 National Champion in the 400-meter hurdles • Captained the 2014 World Junior USA Team • Played basketball all four years of high school • Managed the volleyball team for two years • Received the technical directors award in theatre for his work as a stage manager

Personal: Kenneth Joseph Selmon is the son of Angela and Bill Selmon • His Father was an All-American wrestler for Nebraska •  His mother was a city champion in mixed doubles • Brother plays basketball for Bates College • Born August 27, 1996.

Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mableton, Ga.
High School: Pace Academy
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