Kulayifi Haji
    Kulayifi Haji

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lane Tech

    Event:
    Distance

    Birthdate:
    11/01/1992

    Experience:
    SR


    07/02/2014

    182 Salukis earn academic honors from MVC

    Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award

    03/02/2014

    Saluki men and women both finish third at conclusion of MVC Indoor Championships

    Southern swept the MVC individual titles in the men's and women's high jump.

    03/01/2014

    Saluki women in first, men sixth after Day One of MVC Indoor Championships

    The Saluki women (50) currently hold a two-point advantage over Indiana State (48) after six scored events.

    02/08/2014

    Saluki men and women both emerge victorious at conclusion of SIU Invitational

    Southern added 11 event titles on Day Two to push its meet total to 14.

    01/11/2014

    Salukis sweep Saluki Open with 11 more titles on Day Two

    The Saluki men took home six event wins and the Saluki women won five titles.

    TFRRS Bio


    2012-13:
    Ran in three events (800m, mile, DMR) in six meets indoors and two events (800m, 1500m) in five meets outdoors...Was part of Saluki male distance medley relay team that fell within eight thousandths of a second of All-MVC at the MVC Indoor Championships.

    2011:12
    Participated in four events in ten meets combined in the indoor and outdoor seasons (Mile, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m)...Notched six top-ten finishes combined...Best finish came in the mile at the Saluki Invitational, where he finished third with a time of 4:23.93.

    2010-11
    Competed in nine meets for the Salukis... Earned five top-ten finishes...Placed fourth in the 1 Mile at the Saluki Fast Start...Finished fifth in the 1 mile at the Saluki Open with a season best time of 4:20.18...Participated in the MVC Indoor Championships.

    High School
    Three-time state qualifier and team's most valuable player at Lane Tech College Prep in Chicago...Set the school record in the indoor 4x800m during his senior year...Named most inspirational athlete all four years.

    Personal
    Born on Nov. 1, 1992, to Kadir Datu and Asho Kalu...Majoring in health care management.

    SIU