|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Melbourne, Fla. (Holy Trinity HS)|
2014 Track and Field: Won the high jump at the TSU Invite with a leap of 2.20 meters, claiming the indoor school record… Finished first at the Samford Multi and Invitational with a jump of 2.16 meters… Competed at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships in the high jump finishing ninth jumping 2.15 meters… Won first at the Boston-Moon Classic jumping 2.21 meters, marking a personal best and the outdoor school record… Placed first at the Georgia Invitational with a leap of 2.15 meters.
2013 Track and Field: Set his personal best in the long jump at the MTSU Christmas Invitational with a leap of 6.45 meters where he also took first place in the high jump with a leap spanning 1.98 meters... Finished second in the high jump at the TSU Invite after clearing a 2.08 meter-jump... his 2.10 meter-leap at the Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships earned him second place... At the Samford Multi and Invitational he cleared the bar at 2.14 meters, which also granted him a first-place finish... Took second place at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Meet with his high jump of 2.09 meters... Won first place at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with his leap of 2.11 meters.
Prep: Competed for Doug Butler at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy... 2011 state high jump champion after finishing third in 2010... All-District in the high jump in 2011... Holds school records in the high jump and 4x100m relay... Won district in basketball and track in 2011, and was part of regional championship team as well.
Personal: Son of Sheila Prude... Has two brothers (Shawn and Ricki McKinnis)... Plans to major in exercise science... Chose Lipscomb due to the university's "home away from home" vibe.