Mt. Vernon Alum Rai Benjamin Heading Pro Early After World #2 All-Time

Rai Benjamin is turning pro.

The former Mount Vernon High School track star decided that just days after he set the national collegiate record in the 400-meter hurdles while equaling the best time ever run by Olympic legend Edwin Moses.

Benjamin, who ran for UCLA for two years, just completed his first year at USC.

And it was a banner year.

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