Jarryd Wallace

U.S. Paralympics

  • 2012

Name: Jarryd Wallace
Sport: Track and Field
Event: 400m, 4x100m relay
Height: 5'8" 
Current Residence: Athens, Ga.
College: University of Georgia '15, Speech Communications

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - 6th (400m)  

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S Paralympic National Championship, fourth place (400m) fifth place (200m), sixth place (100m)
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, gold medal (100m)
  • 2011 U.S. Paralympic National Championship, bronze medal (100m), fourth place (200m)
  • 2007 Georgia High School State Championships, first place (800m, 1600m, pre-amputation)
  • 2006 Georgia High School State Championships, first place (cross country, pre-amputation)

Facts: Son of Jeff and Sabina Wallace... One sister, Brittany... Graduated from Oconee County High School and is currently enrolled at the Universoty of Georgia... Hobbies include playing guitar and piano, singing, wake boarding, and surfing... Started a Leg in Faith Foundation in 2012 to provide prosthetic devices for future elite Paralympic runners.

Learn more: 
US Para Track and Field

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