2018 Outdoor: Competed in eight events for UMKC... Won the javelin throw at the Jimmy John's ORU Invite with a distance of 60.97m... Won the javelin throw at the Kansas Relays with a distance of 63.78m... Won the javelin throw at the Nebraska Invitational with a distance of 64.23m... Threw for a personal record distance of 64.67m in the javelin throw at the WAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Background: Active track and field student-athlete at Shawnee Mission West High School ... Finished second at state as a junior ... Was a member of his school's student council all four years of high school ... Joins the Roos after two sucessful years at Johnson County Community College, where he was a 2016 NJCAA All American.
High School: Attended Shawnee Mission West High School
Personal: Born on Oct. 22 in Kansas City, Mo. ... Son of Grant and Kathy Grissom ... Has three siblings: Tyler, Madison and Hayes ... Brother Hayes throws javelin at Troy University ... Plans to study Business Administration while attending UMKC.
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.