Name: Markeith Price
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 200m, 400m, 4x100m relay, Long Jump
Height: 6'1" 
Current Residence: Chula Vista, Calif.
College: Tennessee State University '12, Family and Consumer Science - Fashin Merchandising

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 6th (long jump), 8th (400m)  

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Paralympic National Championships, gold medal (400m, long jump)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, bronze medal (200m, long jump)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, fifth place (100m)
  • 2011  IPC World Championships, fourth place (long jump), fifth (200m)
  • 2007 IBSA World Championship, silver medal (triple jump), fifth place (800m), seventh place (long jump)
  • 2004 USATF Youth National Championship, fourth place (triple jump) eighth place (4x400m relay)
  • Five-Time U.S. Paralympic National Champion (2007-12)
  • Three-Time IBSA World Youth Champion for the Blind (2005-06)

Facts: Son of Keith and Marcella Price... Has one sister, Octavia... Hobbies include reading articles, riding his bike and longboard, drawing, playing video games and "anything that's fun that I can take advantage of".

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field