Kenneth Acquah
Kenneth Acquah
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Tenafly, N.J.
High School: Tenafly
Position: Sprints
Major: Computer Science and Economics

Collegiate Personal Bests
200m - 23.73
400m - 52.73

200m - 23.14
400m - 51.64

2017-18: All-New England (Indoor - DMR, Outdoor - 4x400)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in 10 meets... Finished sixth in the 4x400 relay in 3:21.97 at the New England D3 Outdoor Championship... Was fourth in the 400 at the Sean Collier Invitational... Set season bests in both the 200 (23.14) and 400 (51.64) in a dual meet with Williams... Was fifth in the DMR in 10:31.89 at the New England D3 Indoor Championship.

2016-17: New England All-Region (Indoor - DMR)... NEWMAC Relay Team of the Week (Apr. 18)... Competed in 11 meets... Finished sixth in the 200m at the NEWMAC Championship in 22.71... Was 10th in the 400m in 51.09 and a member of the third-place 4x100 team... Ran on the 4x100 team that won the dual meet with Williams in 43.11... Ran on the DMR team that was fourth at the D3 New England Indoor Championship... In his collegiate debut at the Bates/Colby meet, he was sixth in the 400m in 54.32 and 12th in the 200m at 24.60.

Off the Track: Majoring in computer science and economics...Blockchain engineering intern at Nasdaq... Systems engineering intern at Visa... Research at MIT Media Lab City Lab, Macroconnections and the Digital Currency Initiative... On the winning team of the MIT Round of Accenture Innovation Challenge Case Competition in 2017... Won the 2017 National Society of Black Engineer's Freshman of the Year Award... Chairperson of MIT's Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers... Treasurer of the MIT Minority Business Association.

High School: Ran track and field and cross country at Tenafly High School... Earned nine varsity letters between track and field and cross country... Posted a personal best of 52.1 in the 400 meters and 23.3 in the 200... All-County in the indoor 300 meters... Won the Most Improved Award and the Bob Waterman Award for Perseverance... Honor roll student... President of the Chemistry Club... Won the Distinguished Math and Science Award.