Hasna Badji
Hasna Badji
Year: FR
Hometown: East Providence, R.I.
High School: East Providence
Events: Hurdles
Major: Global Business

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 200m: 27.35 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
    • 400m: 1:00.50 (2018-19 at Terrier Classic)
    • 500m: 1:22.37 (2018-19 at URI Coaches Tribute)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m Hurdles: 16.57 (2018-19 at Minutemen Invitational)
    • 400m Hurdles: 1:05.86 (2018-19 at Minutemen Invitational)


  • Indoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 4x440yd relay (4:02.06) and 45th in the 200m (27.35s) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x400m relay (4:12.85) and 18th in the 200m (27.70s) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 21st in the 4x400m relay (4:02.53) and 72nd in the 400m (1:00.50) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished ninth in the DMR (12:33.74) at the New England Championship.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (3:59.22) and placed third in the 500m (1:22.37) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the 400m hurdles (1:06.18) and fourth in the 4x100m relay (48.91s) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed third in the 4x100m relay (48.02s) and third in the 4x400m relay (3:55.51), and finished sixth in the 400m hurdles (1:05.86) and 10th in the 100m hurdles (16.57s) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 4x400m relay (3:53.60) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fifth in the 4x400m relay (4:15.97) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.

High School

  • Attended East Providence Senior High School.
  • Member of the swimming, cross country, and track and field teams. 
  • Captained the indoor and outdoor track teams for 2016, 2017, and 2018.
  • Earned Most Improved with the swim team in 2014-15.
  • Named Female Athlete and Track Athlete of the Year and the Coaches Award in 2018.
  • Earned Most Valuable in track in 2017 and 2018.
  • Earned the Townie Award for track in 2017.
  • During 2018 with the track team, was the 300 meter hurdles State Champion and Class and Division Champion (300m hurdles). 
  • In 2017-18 indoor track season, placed at States (55m hurdles) and was the Class and Division Champion (300m hurdles) and Division Champion (300m and 4x400m relay).
  • Two-time Indoor Dwyer Division Champions (2016-17, 2017-18).
  • Member of the National French Society and earned First Honors.
  • Member of the Class Committee and Student Council.


  • Born May 22, 2000.
  • Daughter of Maria Monteiro and Karim Badji.
  • Chose Rhode Island over George Mason, Massachusetts, Temple, Houston, UCF, and Boston University.
  • Decided on Rhode Island because of the Business program and community.
  • Enjoys spending time with friends and trying new foods.
  • Favorite athlete is Allyson Felix.
  • Favorite teams are the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, and the Houston Texans.
  • Majoring in Global Business and Spanish with plans of working in the United Nations, FIFA, or the Olympic Committee.