Kahleje "KJ" Tillmon Season 2021

HometownTucker, Ga.
High SchoolTucker

2023 Outdoor: Finished fourth in the 4x100m relay at the ACC Championships with a time of 39.04... Placed ninth at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier in the 100m clocking in at 10.95... Clocked in first at the East Coast Relays in the 4x100m relay with a time of 39.19. 

2023 Indoor: Ran a personal-best time of 6.77 in the 60m at the Virginia Tech Invitational. 

2022 Outdoor: Named ACC Men's Co-Freshman of the Year ... Won the 200m at the ACC Championships, breaking an 11-year-old school record with his time of 20.41 seconds ... Earned second team All-American honors as part of the 4x100m relay team that finished 10th with a time of 38.99 seconds at the NCAA Championships ... Won gold as the 4x100m leadoff leg at the ACC Championships, the team's time of 38.69 a new school record ... As a member of the 4x100m team, broke the school record three times this year and ran under 39 seconds three times ... Finished seventh in the 100m at the ACC Championships with a time of 10.32 ... Set a new PR of 10.23 in the 100m at the UNF Invite to finish sixth and move to No. 4 all-time at Virginia Tech ... Ran a lifetime best 400m of 47.32 at the Raleigh Relays to finish 11th and move to No. 8 all-time at Virginia Tech.

2022 Indoor: Finished fourth in the 200m at the ACC Championships to earn second team All-ACC honors with an indoor PR of 21.16, tied for No. 7 in school history ... Won the 400m at the Virginia Tech Challenge with an indoor career best of 47.65, the No. 7 time the Hokies' record book ... Made his Virginia Tech debut by winning the 300m with a lifetime best performance of 33.58 at the Virginia Tech Invitational, the No. 3 time in Virginia Tech history.

High School: Holds the school record in 200m with a time of 21.7 seconds ... Member of the 4x400m state finalist relay team ... Member of the 4x100m state finalist relay team ... Walked onto the Virginia Tech team in the fall then earned a full scholarship in spring 2022.

Personal: Born in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Son of Lisa Tillmon and Anthony Antrom ... Majoring in Marketing.

KJ Tillmon's Track and Field Career Bests

60m - 6.77, Virginia Tech Invitational (2023)
200m – 21.16, ACC Championships (2022)
400m – 47.65, Virginia Tech Challenge (2022)
100m – 10.23, UNF Invite (2022)
200m – 20.41, ACC Championships (2022)
400m – 47.32, Raleigh Relays (2022)