Keenan Wimbley became a graduate assistant for the Karin L. Bone Athletics Study Center in January of 2012, after competing for the Illinois State football team for four seasons. Wimbley primarily works with football.
Wimbley received his bachelor's degree in insurance with a minor in economics, and he is currently working towards a Master's degree in sport management. As a student-athlete, Wimbley was a three-year starter on the offensive line. During the 2011 season, he was a key member of the offensive line unit that allowed just six sacks on the season, which ranked the group No. 3 in the country in fewest sacks allowed and helped Ashton Leggett become the first Redbird running back to rush for over 1,000 yards since 2006. Wimbley also was a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the LeaderShape Program.
In 2012, Wimbley signed with the Bloomington Extreme. He started every game as a rookie and was the youngest player on the team, which ended the regular season with a record of 10-4.
A native of Orlando, Fla., Wimbley currently resides in Normal, Ill.