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Keith Jensen Athlete Profile

Keith Jensen

Keith Jensen
Position: Distance Height: 6-1 Weight: 167 Roster Years: 2007-2008 Hometown: Coppell


  • 2008 USTFCCCA 800-meter (Indoor)
  • 2009 USTFCCCA D.M.R. (Indoor)


Born in Layton, Utah ... parents are Bruce and Cheryl Jensen ... served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ogden, Utah ... enjoys playing all sports, watching movies and eating sushi ... majoring in exercise science.

Before BYU

Prepped at Coppell High ... finished second at the Adidas Indoor nationals in the 800m ... six-time district champion: twice in the 800m, twice in the 400m and twice in the 4x400m ... state qualifier in the 800m ... lettered three years in track and cross country ... holds high school records in the 400m, 800m, 1600m, 4x400, 4x800, DMR and SMR ... as a senior was team captain.

Other College

Sam Houston State University: Holds school records in the indoor DMR, indoor 800m and outdoor DMR.


BEST TIMES: 800m - 1:48; 400m - 46.8

2007 | Sophomore Year

Placed third in the 800m with a time of 1:51.05 and ran on the third-place 4x400 relay team at the MWC Championship meet ... named to the All-MWC Team.

2008 | Junior Year

In indoor track, earned All-American in the 800m, was conference champion for indoor in the 800m DMR ... placed third in the 400m at the BYU Cougar Indoor Meet with a time of 49.62 ... placed third at the Big 12 vs Mountain West Conference Challenge in the 800m with a time of 1:52.33 ... placed fourth at the UW Indoor Invitational in the 800m with a time of 1:49.80 ... at the 2008 Husky Classic placed third in the 800m with a time of 1:48.85 ... placed seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 800m with a time of 1:50.43; in outdoor, placed first at the Mt. SAC Relays in the 800m with a time of 1:49.75.