Name: Brad Adkins
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): High Jump
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
DOB: 12/30/1993
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas
Hometown: Idalou, Texas
High School: Idalou High School (Idalou, Texas.) ‘12
College: Texas Tech University ’16, Wind Energy
Coach(es): Wes Kittley
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 21st
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 6th
  • 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships, 9th
  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships, 2nd
  • 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 13th
  • 2014 NCAA Indoor Championships, 5th
Personal: Son of Shannon and Beverly Adkins...Has two brothers, Andrew and Jonathan...Grew up on a cotton farm in Idalou, Texas...Father, Shannon, is a third-generation cotton farmer and planted his first farm in 1991...Now, the family tends to eight cotton farms...Twice Named the 2A Athlete of the Year in Texas (2010-11)...Also played football and basketball, winning state championships in both sports at Idalou High School...Favorite professional sport teams are the Texas Rangers (MLB) and the Dallas Cowboys (NFL)...Enjoys listening to country music and his favorite artists are the Zac Brown Band, George Strait and Jason Aldean...Enjoys going to the lake and playing golf.