Personal Bests (as of June 2018):
High jump: 1.71 meters/ 5-7.25 feet
Long jump: 6.73 meters/ 22-1 feet
Pole vault: 3.60 meters/ 11-9.75 feet
Shot put: 10.83 meters/ 35-6.5 feet
Pole vault: 4.30 meters/ 14-1.25 feet
High jump: 1.74 meters/ 5-8.5 feet
Long jump: 6.54 meters/ 21-5.5 feet
Shot put: 10.34 meters/ 33-11.25 feet
Discus: 33.31 meters/ 109-3 feet
Javelin: 47.59 meters/ 156-2 feet
Indoor (Fr.): Placed first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.59 seconds at the 2017 Blue and Gold Invitational... Competed in the John Tierney Classic placing third in the 60-meter hurdles (8.50 seconds)...Placed second at the Jack Johnson Classic in long jump with a leap of 6.66 meters (21-10.25 feet)... At the Shell Shocker Meet he placed second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.53 seconds...Finished fifth in the heptathlon (4,663 points), placing first in the 1,000-meter race (2:43.27), second in long jump (6.73m/ 22-1 feet) and third in 60-meter hurdles (8.71 seconds) at the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championship.
Outdoor (Fr.): Finished the decathlon in fourth, placing in the top three in four of the events (1,500, javelin, pole value, discus) … Took home silver at the Bryan Clay Invitational in the decathlon, placing second in the pole vault (4.30 m/ 14-1.25 feet), third in the 110-meter hurdles (15.69) and in the top-five in five other events.
Prior to Marquette: Letter winner in track and field and football at Downers Grove North … Competed in the decathlon all four years as a Trojan … Four-time state qualifier … Earned 17 all-conference selections … Helped team to 2014 and 2017 sectional championships ... Served as captain of the track team both junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Keys was born in Hinsdale, Ill. and is the son of Tom and Susan Keys … Has one sister, Bridget, who plays soccer at the University of Saint Francis … Plans to major in mechanical engineering.