LOS ANGELES – Trinidadian sprinting talent Khalifa St. Fort will attend UCLA, the former college of her coach Ato Boldon.
The 17-year-old had a fantastic 2015, winning world youth silver in the 100m, Pan Am junior gold in the 100m and world senior bronze as part of Trinidad and Tobago’s 4x100m.
"Proud to say that I have decided to commit to UCLA," St. Fort said on her social media pages.
Milesplit report that she picked UCLA ahead of USC, Brown and Stanford.
About Khalifa St. Fort:
Rated as the top female sprint recruit in the nation …Won gold in the 100 meters at the Pan-American Junior Athletics Championships in Edmonton, Canada and silver at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia … Has clocked a personal best of 11.19 in the 100m and 23.50 in the 200m … Became the youngest female sprinter in history and first U.S.-based high schooler to medal at the senior-level world championships this past summer when she earned a bronze medal for her efforts in the 4×100-meter trials this past summer at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China … Is coached by UCLA great and four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon.
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