Events: 100M (10.37), 200M (20.78)
Lettered for the Tigers during the indoor season in 2010 ... Clocked a seasonal-best time of 6.84 seconds in the 60-meter dash for a 16th-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Matched that performance with a time of 6.84 in the 60 meters at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier ... Also competed in the 200 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Recorded an indoor seasonal best of 22.57 in the 200 meters for a 40th-place finish at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Competed in the 100 meters and 200 meters during the outdoor season ... Posted a seasonal-best wind-legal time of 10.64 in the 100-meter dash at the LSU Tiger Relays ... Clocked a wind-aided 10.64 in a fifth-place finish at the Louisiana Classics ... Finished with an outdoor seasonal best of 21.83 in the 200 meters at the Miami Elite Invitational, finishing the event in 14th place overall.
Received a redshirt in his first season at LSU ... Did not compete for the Tigers in 2009.
PRIOR TO LSU
A standout at Southwestern Christian College who finished the 2008 season as one of the top sprinters in the National Junior College Athletic Association ... Set personal bests of 10.37 in the 100 meters and 20.78 in the 200 meters ... Finished the season ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA in the 200 meters and No. 3 in the 100 meters ... Set both personal bests at the Abilene Christian Twilight Open on May 8, 2008 ... Competed in both sprint events at the 2005 World Youth Championships in Morocco.
Full name is Ryan Lea' Penn ... Born on April 6, 1988 ... Son of Lea' Penn and Shurn Brown ... Has four older siblings: Michael, Mia, Lief and Cassie ... Majoring in general studies.