Christian Taylor is a two-time Olympian (2012, 2016) and two-time Olympic gold medalist, as well as four time World Champion in the sport of track and field. His specialty is the triple jump. Christian started his career as a standout track and field athlete, setting state high school records in the long jump, triple jump, and 400m. He went on to graduate from the University of Florida, where he racked up both indoor and outdoor National Championship titles and a 2011 World Championship. In 2012 at the Olympic Games in London, Christian won in dramatic fashion after scratching on his first two jumps. In 2015, Christian was part of the "greatest triple jump competition" ever, where he jumped over 18 feet and won gold in the World Championships. While competing, Christian has mentored thousands of students with Classroom Champions and has studied for his masters degree at the University of Florida, which he just completed in December 2019! Christian also sits on the Board of Directors for Classroom Champions.