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Kamren Kinchens

position

Safety

Height

6-0

Weight

205 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Northwestern

Twitter

@KKinchens5

Instagram

@_.touchmoney5

 

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Kamren Kinchens - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2022 All-America, First Team (Associated Press, Sporting News)
2022 All-ACC, First Team

2023 (Junior): Started and posted three tackles in season-opening win over Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 1)…Picked off seventh career pass and recovered fumble in win over No. 23 Texas A&M (Sept. 9)…Injured late in game vs. Aggies and missed next two games vs. Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14) and at Temple (Sept. 23).

2022 (Sophomore): Delivered All-American season as team’s leader in secondary…Named to All-ACC First Team…Earned first-team All-America plaudits from both Associated Press and The Sporting News…Led Hurricanes with 59 total tackles and started all 12 games…Added team-high six interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble…Started season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 3), finishing with three tackles, including two solo, and his first interception of the year‚ĶAdded four tackles and one fumble recovery against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)‚ĶHad five tackles (two solo) at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)‚ĶPosted two tackles, including one solo, and grabbed an interception against MTSU (Sept. 24)‚ĶHad one interception and posted six tackles, including five solo, against North Carolina (Oct. 8)‚ĶHad one tackle in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)‚ĶPosted four tackles, including one solo, and one pass breakup against Duke (Oct. 22)‚ĶRegistered five solo tackles and two pass breakups in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)‚ĶHad one solo tackle against Florida State (Nov. 5)‚ĶGrabbed¬† program record-tying three interceptions, including one for a 99-yard touchdown, and led team with eight tackles, including four solo and¬† half-tackle for loss, in win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 12)…Added one pass breakup vs. Yellow Jackets and was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance‚ĶLed team with 13 tackles, including nine solo and one for¬† loss, with two pass breakups and one forced fumble at Clemson (Nov. 19)‚ĶCompiled seven tackles, including four solo, against Pittsburgh (Nov. 26).

2021 (True Freshman): Saw action in all 12 games and started final five games in impressive debut season…Ranked fourth on team with 44 total tackles, including 25 solo stops…Had one tackle for loss and four PBUs…Added one forced fumble…Made career debut in season opener against Alabama (Sept 4) and finished with career-high seven total tackles (three solo) and one forced fumble…Had one solo tackle in win over Appalachian State (Sept. 11)…Tallied one solo stop against Michigan State (Sept. 18)…Played in win over Central Connecticut State (Sept. 25)…Had one tackle against Virginia (Sept. 30)…Ranked among team leaders with six tackles (three solo) against North Carolina (Oct. 16)…Credited with four solo stops in win over NC State (Oct. 23)…Made first start of career in win at Pittsburgh (Oct. 30), finishing with four solo stops and one tackle for loss…Led Hurricanes and tied career mark with seven tackles (two solo) in start against Georgia Tech (Nov. 6)…Started game against Florida State (Nov. 13) and had three total tackles (one solo)…Posted five stops (three solo) and started in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 20)…Had five tackles (two solo) in final regular season start at Duke (Nov. 27).

High School: Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports Composite and a three-star recruit by ESPN…Ranked the No. 189 player in the Rivals Top 250… Listed as the No. 13 safety nationally and No. 26 player in Florida by Rivals…Rated the No. 23 safety in the country and No. 53 player in Florida by 247Sports Composite…Ranked the No. 28 safety nationally and the No. 68 player in Florida by ESPN…As a junior, recorded 74 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and nine interceptions, also returned a punt for a touchdown…Helped Miami Northwestern win Florida Class 5A stat championships in 2017, 2018 and 2019…High school teammate of fellow #2rings1chain signees Romello Brinson and Kahlil Brantley…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, LSU, Louisville, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Pitt, Rutgers, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, UCF, Utah, Washington State and West Virginia, among others. 

Personal: Intends to major in electronic media within School of Communication.