Amani Briggs
Amani Briggs
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lakewood, CA
High School: Lakewood HS
Previous College: Cerritos College
Events: Heptathlon
Experience: TR

Cerritos College -- Tallied 4,241 points at the 2018 CCCAA Heptathlon State Championship, taking fourth place ... also during sophomore season with the Falcons in Norwalk, established PRs for the 60-meter dash (8.10 seconds), 100m hurdles (15.07), shot put (36 feet, 10.5 inches), long jump (17’ 4”) and triple jump (37’ 1.25”) ... additional career-best performances included 107’ 6.5” in the javelin and 5’ 1.75” for the high jump, each in 2017, en route to a sixth-place heptathlon score of 4,176 at the state championships.

Prep -- With Lakewood High School, earned the Moore League Sprinter of the Year Award; also for the Lancers, won the 2016 league title in the high jump via a clearance of 5’ 1” ... voted school’s Outstanding Senior Performer ... also played basketball at LHS, advancing to the second round of the 2014 CIF Southern Section Division 1A playoffs ... also participated in both French Club and Senior Senate.

Personal -- Majors in Interdisciplinary Global Studies, also minoring in French ... chose Cal Poly in part because of the “great coaching and supportive staff” ... aspires to work for an international non-profit, join Peace Corps or work for the State Department.