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University of Miami Athletics

Kamren Kinchens






205 lbs.




Miami, Fla.

High School

Miami Northwestern







Kamren Kinchens - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2023 All-ACC, First Team
2022 All-America, First Team
(Associated Press, Sporting News)
2022 All-ACC, First Team

2023 (Junior): Delivered another strong season for Hurricanes, earning All-ACC first-team honors for the second straight year as one of team’s top defensive performers…Started all 10 games in which he competed and ranked third on team with 59 total tackles…Finished with team-high five interceptions, moving into top-10 in Miami records for career interceptions (11)…Became first player since Sean Taylor to record double-digit interceptions over course of Miami career…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)…Returned to start against Georgia Tech (Oct. 7) and totaled seven tackles (six solo)…Posted nine solo tackles and started at North Carolina (Oct. 14)…Had streak of three straight games with one interception against Clemson (Oct. 21), Virginia (Oct. 28) and NC State (Nov. 4)…Posted six tackles against Tigers, nine against Cavaliers and two against Wolfpack…Started at Florida State (Nov. 11) and finished with six total tackles…Tallied eight stops and started in home finale against Louisville (Nov. 18)…Added two tackles in final game of Miami career against Boston College (Nov. 24)…Announced intentions to forego final year of eligibility and enter NFL Draft at conclusion of regular season…Selected in third round of 2024 NFL Draft by Los Angeles Rams with 99th overall selection.

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…Added four tackles and one fumble recovery against Southern Miss (Sept. 10)…Had five tackles (two solo) at Texas A&M (Sept. 17)…Posted two tackles, including one solo, and grabbed an interception against MTSU (Sept. 24)…Had one interception and posted six tackles, including five solo, against North Carolina (Oct. 8)…Had one tackle in win at Virginia Tech (Oct. 15)…Posted four tackles, including one solo, and one pass breakup against Duke (Oct. 22)…Registered five solo tackles and two pass breakups in win at Virginia (Oct. 29)…Had one solo tackle against Florida State (Nov. 5)…Grabbed  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…Led team with 13 tackles, including nine solo and one for  loss, with two pass breakups and one forced fumble at Clemson (Nov. 19)…Compiled 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.