Murray High School School Triple Jump record holder and Track athlete standout, Keagin Brooks, signed a letter of commitment with United States Military Academy’s Track program, known as West Point, inside the MHS Media Center.
Established in 1802, West Point’s school colors are black, gold, and gray. The school mascot is a mule. West Point’s competitive sports program is unique in the Nation. Their values-based program in an integral part of West Point’s curriculum. West Point’s competitive sports provide a “higher purpose” that challenges cadets to reach their potential as individuals, as team members, and as future Army officers.
A member of the MHS 2017 State Champion Tiger Team, Brooks is also the Kentucky High School Discus Champion. A four-year member of the MHS Track team, lettering the current three years, Brooks is a two-time Amateur Athletic Union National Javelin champion. A New Balance All American in Javelin recipient, Brooks is a three-time USA Track and Field All American Javelin and Triple Jump and AAU All American.
Tony Jarvis, MHS principal, described Keagin Brooks as a great example of Murray’s longstanding tradition of both academic and athletic excellence. “What she’s achieved in both areas has been outstanding and we wish her nothing but the very best at West Point.”
A two-time Kentucky All-State first team recipient and a five-time Kentucky All State second team honoree, Brooks is a ten-time All Area 1 First Team and placed second place in Javelin at Texas Relays. Brooks is a four-time victory recipient in Collegiate Competitions and seven time regional Champion.
Ann Greenfield, MHS athletic director complimented Brooks’ accomplishment. “Her work ethic will enable her to exceed at the next level,” she said. “Murray High will greatly miss her, but we all wish her the best. We have no doubts she will be succeed at the next level.”
Brooks is the daughter of Adam and Jaime Brooks.