Christian Taylor




ALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngChristian Taylor
BSSPM '19  | Jacksonville, FL

TITLE: President
The Athletics Association
INDUSTRY: Education; Athletics

 Christian Taylor is a two-time reigning Olympic champion in track and field. His personal best triple jump record ranks second on the sport’s all-time list. A teenage phenomenon in Fayetteville, Georgia, he quickly established himself as one of the world’s best triple jumpers while at UF, winning back-to-back NCAA indoor titles and consecutive outdoor championships in 2010 and 2011. Taylor went on to win 2011’s USA Outdoor national title and World Championships — he won his fourth World Championships in 2019. In 2012, Taylor brought home gold at the Summer Olympics in London, then won gold again in the 2016’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

He is President of The Athletics Association which is a unified and independent voice for elite Track and Field Athletes around the world - helping athletes to share their opinions and be part of shaping the future of our sport.