David Kendziera

400mH - 48.38 | 110mH - 13.39
Mount Prospect, IL University of Illinois Chapel Hill, NC

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We all have our own stories of success, but what are the things that we all share in common? I feel that all successful people have similar attributes and these attributes push us to maximize our true potential or even the possibility to over achieve what we are capable of doing. I try to live everyday through these attributes to maximize my overall potential on and off the track.


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David Kendziera

Born and raised northwest of Chicago, I was an all-state standout at Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, IL. During my senior year, I would earn state runner-up honors in the 110m hurdles and bring home the state championship in the 300m hurdles. After high school, I took my talents to the Illini at the University of Illinois. While majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Informatics, I set the University record for the 400mH (48.42), earned 10 All-American honors, and finish on the podium four times at…

About David

  • Coach: Mark Mueller
  • Agent: Tony Campbell
  • Favorite foods: Breakfast food & Sushi
  • Hobbies: Collecting vinyl records, meditation, Photoshop, videography, video editing, cooking, and reading
  • Favorite TV show: Always Sunny in Philadelphia & Game of Thrones
  • Favorite movie: The Dark Knight Trilogy
  • Dream vacation: Somewhere tropical and has clear water oceans
  • Favorite place to compete: Eugene, OR
  • Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving
  • Warm up song: Young Dolph
  • After competition indulgence: Dessert and Sourpatch Kids candy
  • Highschool PR: 110mh 14.06 | 300mh 37.28 | 400mh 53.32
Multiple injuries during my 2016 season had a lot of toll on myself physically and mentally and i suffered through depression, however listening to podcasts about positive thinking and practicing self-discipline, I was able to turn things around and overcome the depression that I had.

Illinois Track | David Kendziera Career Highlights

Men 400m Hurdles - 2019 Europe vs USA athletics match

RT @TrackTownUSA: First round? Check.☀️ @DavidKendziera grabs the final heat of the men's 400m hurdles, winning in 50.75. #USATFOutdoor…

Let it rip!! @J_Scrib_1 🔹🔸 #illini https://t.co/zWLUSc3oXm