Kenyetta Grigsby

Kenyetta Grigsby
Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2010-2016
Previous Experience: 2004-2006, 2008-2009
(Baltimore Burn, 2004-2006; Baltimore Nighthawks, 2008-2009)
Jersey Number: 29
Position: RB
Age: 37
Height: 5-6
Weight: 165
Hometown: Detroit, MI
High School: River Rouge HS (MI)
College: Eastern Kentucky University
Occupation: LEO, City of Manassas

Kenyetta Grigsby Q&A

Who was your childhood idol? Why?
My grandmother…she could endure all things. She had multiple sclerosis and always stayed positive.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My family.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
My grandmother…just to hear her voice again.
Who is your female sports idol?
Dawn Staley.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
On-field play – Marshawn Lynch; preparation – Peyton Manning; mentality – Richard Sherman.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
MNW 86.
What is your favorite food?
I’m a foodie, but right now…tacos!
What is your favorite book?
Child of God, by Lolita Files.
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Passionate, quirky, loyal.
What was the first sport you ever played?
What is your favorite sports memory?
Qualifying for NCAA DI Indoor Championships in the 60-Meter Hurdles.
If you could play any other position, which one would you choose? Why?
Quarterback…they direct the offense and dictate who gets the ball. It’s the most complex and difficult position on the field. I would love that challenge.
Why do you play women’s tackle football?
Playing a sport that is typically male-dominated has not been easy, but I feel that my contributions to the game will help open doors and pave the way for young girls to be able to have the same opportunities as the boys.


Kenyetta Grigsby Articles

June 8, 2011 (Written By Staff)

2014 Profile (Written by Neal Rozendaal)