Name: Jerome Avery
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
- 2004 Paralympic Games - guide runner
- 2008 Paralympic Games - guide runner
- 2012 Paralympic Games
Facts: Has served as a guide runner for U.S. Paralympics since 2004... Trains full-time with Josiah Jamison, one of the top men's visually-impaired sprinters in the world... Together, they will look to earn double gold in London in the 100m and 200m individual events, as well as a third in the men's 4x100m relay... An Olympic hopeful himself, Avery finished in the top 20 in the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials and top 15 in the 2004 Olympic Trials... In high school, Avery was his high school's MVP all four years... Was also ranked fifth in the state of California in the 100m... When not running, he enjoys watching movies, spending time with friends and shopping.
US Para Track and Field