Childress Cannon
Childress Cannon
Height: 5-7
Weight: 142
Year: FR
Hometown: Bridgeport, Mich.
High School: Saginaw
Events: Sprints
Major: Computer Science

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 11.11 (2016-17 at Brown Springtime Open)
    • 200m: 22.96 (2016-17 at Holy Cross Meet)
    • Long Jump: 7.06m (2016-17 at Atlantic 10 Championship)


  • Indoor:
    • Did not compete.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 100m (11.25s), 16th in the 200m (23.13s), first in the 4x100m relay (41.93s) and second in the 4x400m relay (3:22.34) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed seventh in the 100m (11.18s), 10th in the 200m (23.30s) and eighth in the 4x400m relay (3:39.00) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished 14th in the 100m (11.33s) and third in the 4x100m relay (41.31s) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed second in the 100m (11.20s) and sixth in the 200m (22.96s) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Finished sixth in the 100m (11.11s), 15th in the 200m (23.08s) and fourth in the long jump (6.70m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Placed sixth in the long jump (7.06m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the long jump (6.74m) at the New England Championship.

High School

  • Attended Saginaw High School.
  • Earned four letters in track and two in football.
  • Team captain all four years of track.
  • Also a member of the National Honor Society.


  • Son of Terrell and Jennise Cannon.
  • Has an older brother, Terrell, and an older sister, Brittnie.
  • Enjoys playing video games, playing sports, sleeping and traveling.
  • Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant.
  • Favorite teams are the New England Patriots, University of Michigan Football, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers.
  • Chose URI over the University of Michigan.
  • Majoring in Computer Science.