Honors & Awards:
2012 All-CAA Third Team
2011 All-CAA Third Team
Keene in the News:
3/22/12-Jamal Keene: A Chief in Georgia State's midfield (The Signal)
11/10/11-Georgia State's soccer surge has local link (Marietta Daily Journal)
9/29/11-Keene's Goal Enough as GSU Topples NC State (CummingHome.com)
CAREEER: Jamal Keene has played and started in all 40 games in his career at Georgia State. He has one goal, a game winner at NC State (Sept. 27, 2011), and five assists for seven career points to go along with 36 shots.
2012: Earned All-CAA Third Team honors for the second-consecutive season ... Started in all 18 matches ... Notched two assists ... Assisted on a goal by Peter Vania in the 31st minute of a 3-0 win vs. Ga. Southern (Sept. 14) ... Assisted on a game-tying goal by Alex Vivanco in the 73rd minute of a 3-2 loss vs. Delaware (Sept. 29) ... Took 26 shots including five on goal ... Played in more than 1,635 minutes ... Keys the Panthers' attack from the defensive midfield position.
2011: Named to the All-CAA Second Team in his first season at Georgia State ... Started in all 22 games ... Scored a goal and had three assists ... Scored the lone goal in the Panthers' 1-0 upset win at NC State on Sept. 27 ... Assisted on teammate Yasser Majluf's game-winning goal in a 3-2 win vs. FIU on Sept. 18 ... A leader in the midfield.
2010 (Memphis): Made great strides in the midfield before injuries shut him down for the final two matches of the season ... attempted 12 shots, including six on goal, in his first season in the Bluff City ... attempted three shots against North Florida and Kentucky ... earned his first career goal against the Wildcats, coming in the second minute of the Tigers draw with Kentucky ... all three shots against the Wildcats were on goal ... started final seven matches (from Oct. 5 against Central Arkansas to Oct. 31 against South Carolina), but a knee injury shelved him the final two games ... had first start against North Florida and played a career-high 76 minutes.
PREP: Lettered four seasons in soccer ... Tallied 16 goals and eight assists as a junior ... Coached in high school by Gary Blohm ... Named Rookie of the Year during first high school season at The Walker School in 2007 ... Competed at the club level for Cobb Futbol Club...Coached at club level by Steve Gummer ... Helped club team win 2005 Dallas Cup ... Club team finished tied for seventh in final USYSA U-17 National League standings ... Selected to Georgia Olympic Development Program, as well as Region III pool ... Attended high school at The Walker School in Marietta, Ga., and Hiram High School in Hiram, Ga ... Won Georgia State Championship in 2008 with The Walker
PERSONAL: Born June 22, 1992 in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Parents are Karlene and Trevor Keene ... a biological science major.