Keanu Akina
Ht
6'
0"
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Kahuku, 
Hawaii
Last School
Pleasant Grove High School
Roster Years
2020-2022


Personal:

  • Born in Kahuku, HI
  • Majoring in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Served in Slovakia/Czech Republic Mission

Before BYU:

  • Prepped at Kahuku and Pleasant Grove High Schools
  • Named to the 5A All-State First Team in 2016 (Golf)
  • Set the school record for lowest tournament round with a 65 at The Ridge. 
  • Named to the All-Utah Valley First Team and All-State 3rd Team in 2016 (Basketball)
  • Led the state in 3-Point Field Goals made in 2016 (Hawaii) and 2017 (Utah)
  • Scored 34 points against Lamelo Ball and Chino Hills in 2016
  • Recruited to play basketball at Chapman, George Fox, NYU, Oberlin and West Texas A&M
  • Received Eagle Scout Award in 2016.

Family:

  • Parents are Alan and LeeAnn
  • Oldest of 7 kids
  • Siblings Kawika, Kiani, Kihei, Kili, Babby and Kanani
  • Brother: Kawika Akina NYU basketball
  • Sister: Kiani Akina Harvard rugby
  • Joins long list of college athletes in his family
  • Father: Alan Akina BYUH basketball
  • Grandfather: Hiram Akina BYUH Basketball
  • Uncle: Kawika Akina NAU/Dixie state basketball
  • Uncle Kaihe Akina SUU track/field
  • Uncle: Nehoa Akina SUU track/field

Stats

2020-21 Freshman

Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total To Par
La Purisima College Invite 23* 78 77 75 230 +14
Arizona Intercollegiate T78 77 72 81 230 +17
Western Intercollegiate T53 74 70 77 221 +11
PING Cougar Classic T51^ 71 77 70 218 +2
WCC Championship T22 70 72 73 215 -1
*Competed as an individual
^Competed on BYU Team 2

BYU Career Stats

Season Events Rounds Average Low  Win Top 5 Top 10 Top 15 Top 25
2020-21 5 15 74.27 70 0 0 0 0 2
Totals 5 15 74.27 70 0 0 0 0 2

 

Mission

  • Czech Republic/Slovakia
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2020-2021

  • Made the lineup in five of BYU's 10 tournaments on the season.
Tournament Place R1 R2 R3 Total To Par
La Purisima College Invite 23* 78 77 75 230 +14
Arizona Intercollegiate T78 77 72 81 230 +17
Western Intercollegiate T53 74 70 77 221 +11
PING Cougar Classic T51^ 71 77 70 218 +2
WCC Championship T22 70 72 73 215 -1
Sophmore Year 2021-2022

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year



  • Keanu Akina at 2021 WCC Championships. Credit Kyle Terada WCC.

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  • BYU men's golfer Keanu Akina hits a shot at Riverside Country Club.

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