Kendra Harrison (American Hurdler) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Education, Family, Marriage, Children, Career, Net worth, Salary, Social Media

Kendra Harrison
Kendra Harrison

Kendra Harrison Biography and Wiki

An American hurdler, Kendra Harrison achieved a world record in the women’s 100 meters hurdles, clocking in at 12.20 seconds on July 22, 2016. This surpassed the earlier record of 12.21 seconds held by Bulgarian athlete Yordanka Donkova.

Kendra Harrison Age and Birthday

Born on September 18, 1992, Kendra Harrison hails from Tennessee, United States.

Kendra Harrison Height and Weight

Judging by her photos, Kendra Harrison seems to possess a relatively tall stature, standing at an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches (approximately 1.63 meters). Additionally, she maintains a moderate weight.

Kendra  Education

Harrison graduated from Clayton High in 2011 before continuing her education at Clemson University. During her time there, she achieved the title of Atlantic Coast Conference champion in the 400m hurdles. Impressively, she qualified for the NCAA titles in both hurdles races. Subsequently, she transferred to the University of Kentucky, where in 2015, she emerged as the runner-up in the 100m hurdles at the United States outdoor championships.

Kendra Family

Harrison was born and raised in Tennessee, USA, under the care of her foster parents Gary and Karon Harrison. The couple, who first met while serving in the U.S. Navy, had adopted nine children, Kendra being one of them. The family’s journey took them to various locations, including Hawaii, California, Georgia, and Bolivia, before ultimately relocating to Clayton, N.C. following Gary’s retirement from the Navy.

Kendra Harrison
Kendra Harrison

 Harrison Career

Kendra proudly represented the United States at the 2015 World Athletic Championships and the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships. Notably, she achieved an extraordinary feat in women’s athletics by setting a record with a time of 12.20 seconds at the London Müller Anniversary Games on July 22, 2016. However, in a surprising turn of events at the 2016 World Olympic trials, she finished 6th and fell short of qualifying for the Olympics, leaving the world astonished.

Harrison World Record

Harrison has secured victories in two Diamond League 100-meter hurdles events, showcasing her exceptional skills. With a strong performance in both Stockholm and Monaco on the Diamond League circuit, she carries her impressive form to Birmingham.

Kendra Harrison’s Salary and net worth

While the specific details of Kendra Harrison’s contract, including the exact figures, have not been disclosed, her annual salary falls within the range of $28,600 to $80,300. Accumulating wealth from her extensive career and other investments, Kendra Harrison boasts a net worth of $10 million.

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