Melcon Dejesus Signs on to Run Track at Illinois State University

Congratulations to Kewanee multi-sport star Melcon Dejesus III who signed on to run track for Illinois State University on Tuesday. According to information provided by Kewanee High School Melcon was a 3 sport athlete at Kewanee High School, playing Football, Basketball and Track & Field. He will take his speed to the ISU Redbirds Track Program. Melcon placed at state in the 400m dash as a sophomore, placing 5th and placed 5th in his senior year. Melcon holds both the F/S & Varsity School Records in the 400m dash. COVID wiped out his junior year track season and the opportunity to be a 3 time state medalist.

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