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Who is Trayvon Bromell?

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Track Beginnings 

Born July 10, 1995 in St. Petersburg, Fla. His uncle encouraged him to start running at the age of 10. He has had to overcome several injuries, including a fractured forearm, cracked hip and broken knees. 

Major Competitions/Medals 

Bromell tied with Andre De Grasse for the 100m bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships, behind Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin. 

He claimed the 100m title at the 2014 NCAA Championships. 

Breakout Moment

At the age of 17, Bromell broke the high school 100m record by running 9.99 seconds.

Records Held 

Bromell owns the 100m world junior record. 


Bromell is known for racing in short shorts, rather than running tights.

“It’s a part of me now,” Bromell said. “I can run without it, but if feels better when I do.”

Top Quotes 

“He has perfect technique. I actually watch his form because I want my form to be better.” –Andre De Grasse


Outside the Track

Bromell studied film and digital media at Baylor University. His favorite movie is “You Got Served,” and his favorite television show is “Family Guy.”

Social Media

Facebook: jaquez.bromell

Twitter: trayvonbromell

Instagram: trayvonbromell


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