As a freshman at Morton Ranch, Collins was racking up wins and making a name for herself, including a 11.71 100m PR. and 24.21 in the 200m. In just her first year of high school, she ran her way to the regional finals.
Kailei Collins competes in the 100m at the 2017 Brooks PR Inv (lane 4)
The sophomore version Collins was even better and accomplished even more at Tompkins.
A year older and stronger she was able to enjoy a great season an collected even more accomplishments.
Collins winded up running at the UIL 6A state meet in the 100m where she would place third and medalling for Tompkins with a 11.61. Last year, Collins also received an invitation to run at the national elite post season Brooks PR Invitational where she placed 6th against the nation's best sprinters.
This year, she began her junior season in the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District . Collins' family moved from the Katy area to the the Cypress area where she enrolled at Cy-Ranch high school. "We moved, It's new - it's cool, I've been in Katy schools for many years", Collins said.
The junior season began this weekend at the Carl Lewis Invitationalwhere Collins ran for her club team - Track Houston. In February, her first outdoor meet will once again be in a new uniform for a new team. We will see if another new place continues to produce fast results.