Makenna Brown already has made a name for herself in the sport of drag racing. She's now trying to do the same in another sport close to the Coughlin family's heart: golf.
Makenna, one of JEGS High Performance founder Jeg Coughlin Sr. and his wife Sue’s many grandchildren, will play collegiate golf at Florida Atlantic University in the fall after she graduates from Olentangy Liberty High School.
While competing on the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour last season. Makenna finished in the top 10 in all six tournaments in which she competed, with three top-five finishes. She had a best finish of second.
Makenna began racing her JEGS.com Junior Dragster in 2010, and was named National Trail Raceway’s Jr Dragster Rookie of the Year that season. In 2011, Makenna won the National Trail Raceway JEGS E.T. Series Jr Dragster 2 Track Championship, and was voted Most Improved Junior Dragster Driver by her fellow racers.
In 2012, Makenna again won the National Trail Raceway JEGS E.T. Series Jr Dragster 2 Track Championship.