A 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist and one of USA Track & Field's up and coming superstars
At age 22, Christian Taylor made his first Olympic team this summer in London; where he
went on to win Gold in the triple jump.
Born in Fayetteville, GA, Christian was a standout track & field athlete in high school,
setting state records in the long jump, triple jump and 400m. He went on to attend the
University of Florida, where he racked up both indoor and outdoor National
Championship titles in 2010 and 2011, and a 2011 World Championship.
Know for his infectious smile and charismatic personality, he is often seen preluding his
jumps with the infamous gator chomp! Off the track, Christian’s passions include his faith,
family and mentoring kids.