High School: Keenan was a varsity letterwinner in track and football while attending Falcon High School in Falcon, Colo. He was named all-conference in track and football in 2007-08. He was the Colorado state 100-meter champion in 2007 and was named all-state as a running back in football in 2007-08.
Personal: Keenan was born June 18, 1990, to LaVonda and Reggie Ballage. He has two sisters, Brianna and Olivia, and two brothers, Kalen and Mitchell. His father played football at Adams State. His uncle, Howard, played football at Colorado and then in the NFL for the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers. His uncle, Patrick, played football at Notre Dame and then in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. He is majoring in sports medicine.