Name: Sam Kendricks
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Pole Vault
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
DOB: 9/7/1992
Birthplace: Oceanside, Calif.
Hometown: Oxford, Miss.
High School: Oxford High School (Oxford, Miss.) ‘11
College: University of Mississippi
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, bronze
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – silver
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2015; Indoor – 2016
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
  • Silver – 2016
Personal: Son of Scott and Marni Kendricks...Has a twin brother, Tom...His father, Scott, is also one of his coaches…Two-time NCAA outdoor champion in the pole vault (2013, 2014)...Semifinalist for the 2013 Bowerman Award...U.S. Army reserve...Set both the indoor and outdoor pole vault records as a freshman at the University of Mississippi.