LAWRENCE Brijesh < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA St. Kitts & Nevis   
Gender Men
Born 27 Dec 1989 in Basseterre, SKN
Height1.81 m
Weight 94 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Las Vegas, NV, USA
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Communications, Sports Marketing - Doane College: United States
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport in 1996 at primary school in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Why this sport? As a child he loved running and being active.
Club / Team Triple Crown Elite Sprint Camp: Las Vegas, NV, USA
Name of coach Bryn Davis [club], USA
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for St. Kitts & Nevis
General Interest
Nicknames BJ (, 30 Sep 2015)
Hobbies Travelling, working out, business, fashion, international politics, public speaking, sport, technology. (LinkedIn profile, Jan 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal in the 4x100m relay at the 2011 World Championships in Daegu, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career High school athletics coach Dave Plendl. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol US basketballer Michael Jordan, US boxer Mike Tyson. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2016; Athlete, 22 Jul 2014)
Injuries In 2012 he required two months of rehabilitation after suffering a hamstring injury. (Athlete, 12 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Do things the right way and the outcome will always be in your favour." (Athlete, 12 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours In 2011 he was named Omaha World-Herald Midlands College Male Athlete of the Year in United States of America. (, 05 Jul 2011)
Other sports He played American football at university level in United States of America. (, 26 Feb 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (LinkedIn profile, Jan 2016)
Other information DUAL NATIONALITY
He is a dual citizen of United States of America and Saint Kitts and Nevis. He moved with his family to Omaha, NE, United States of America, at age eight. "I hadn't even ridden in a car until I came up here [Omaha]. I had never experienced the whole cold thing. I came up in shorts and a T-shirt three days before Halloween and it was snowing." (, 25 Sep 2012)

He has also spent time studying at University of Nebraska Omaha, Metropolitan Community College, and Dana College, all in United States of America. (, 25 Sep 2012)