Keenan Ellis
Defensive Back 2
181 lbs.
San Diego, 
Last School
Bonita Vista High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Saadia and Keenan
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Majoring in computer science

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Bonita Vista High School under Chris Thompson
  • Helped Bonita Vista to a CIF Championship and runner-up to the state championship
  • Was an all-league performer
  • Posted 972 receiving yards as a senior to go along with nine touchdowns
  • Also had 235 kick return yards senior season
  • Also recruited by Washington State
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Played in 12 games, starting one
  • Totaled eight solo tackles and two pass breakups on the season
  • Recorded a career-high three solo tackles against Cal
  • Posted his first career solo tackle at Arizona
Sophmore Year 2019

  • A member of the scout team
Junior Year 2021

  • Played in and started versus Arizona prior to season-ending injury.
  • Medical redshirt
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • A member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year

Junior 2020

  • Played in eight games, starting six
  • Tallied 13 total tackles including six solo stops with three PBU