2010 All Star/West
High School Coach: Nathaniel Williams
High School, Class: Flint Carman-Ainsworth, A
Kalen was a starter for the Carman-Ainsworth Cavaliers his senior year, playing the position of wide receiver. As a senior Kalen had 32 receptions for 629 yards and 9 touchdowns and in the process, broke three records: most receiving yards in a game, most receptions in a season and most receiving yards in a season. Kalen was First Team All Conference and helped the Cavaliers clinch the Big 9 Conference title.
Kalen also ran track for Carman competing in the 100 M and 200 M dashes and the 4×100 M relay.
Kalen first thanked, “God for his gifts, talents and athletic abilities. He also thanked his parents, “for all their love and support throughout his high school experience.” He especially thanked his “older brother for his guidance in regards to the sport of football, for modeling the dedication and the toughness it takes to be successful and to achieve record setting goals.” Kalen also thanked his family and friends for their support. Finally, he thanked his Carman-Ainsworth Football Parents Club, teammates and coaches for “helping to make the past football year the best ever”.
All Big 9 Conference 1st Team Receiver, 2009