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Kenyon Burns

2/16/2005

Born: Aug. 9, 1975 (Lovington, N.M.)
Residence: Lovington, N.M.
Joined PRCA: 1994
World Titles: 0

NFSR Qualifications: 2 (2001, 2003)
Education: New Mexico Junior College (Hobbs)
2004 World Standings Place: 29th
2004 Earnings: $9,871
Career Earnings: $112,708

Professional
2005 Highlights

Career Highlights
2003 — Won Dodge City (Kan.) Round-Up.
2001 — Qualified for first National Finals Steer Roping.
1999 — Deke Latham Memorial steer roping champion (Kaycee, Wyo.).

Amateur Highlights
Invitational Steer Roping Finals Champion (2000).

Awards
PRCA Resistol Rookie of the Year in steer roping (1994).

Personal
5-9, 175 ... Single ... Hobbies include golf. ... Nickname is Kenny. ... Graduated from Lovington High School. ... Other occupation is sale of oilfield and structural pipe. ... Started rodeo in early 1980s but first PRCA competition wasn't until 1994. ... His parents are Lionel and Janie and he has two brothers. His dad, Lionel, and cousin, Vance Walters, are PRCA members. ... Travels with Casey Harrelson, Marty Jones, Guy Allen, Will Yoakum and J. Paul Williams. ... His superstition is to not carry $50 bills. ... Favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys. ... Rodeo idols are Guy Allen and Arnold Felts.