Name: Kendall Ellis
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 400-meter, 4x400-meter relay
Height: 5-8
DOB: 3/8/1996
Birthplace: Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Hometown: North Hollywood, Calif.
High School: St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) ‘14
College: University of Southern California ’17, Business Administration
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020), two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (4x400-meter mixed relay), gold (4x400-meter relay)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold (4x400-meter relay)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2019 (4x400-meter relay); 2017 (4x400-meter relay)
Personal: Born to Wanda and Samuel Ellis...Has two siblings: Courtney and Kimberly...Her sports hero is Allyson Felix because "she is great at everything she does"...Her favorite color is gold, favorite musician is Childish Gambino, favorite movie is Avatar and favorite book is Diary of An Oxygen Thief...Her favorite foods are pizza and chicken wings...Someday would like to travel to Dubai...Volunteers at a local elementary school.