Name: Seth Jahn
Sport: Soccer
Discipline(s): 7 A Side Soccer
Position: Forward
Classification: FT6
Height: 6-3
Weight: 215
DOB: 12/25/1982
Birthplace: Bradenton, Fla.
Hometown: Lakeland, Fla.
High School: George Jenkins High School (Lakeland, Fla.) ’01
College: St. Andrews University ’05, Emergency Medical Services; Henley Putman University, Intelligence Management
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, 7th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 6th
  • Years of Participation: 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 5th – 2017
Personal: Son of Lori and Roger…Has one sister, Hannah…Served in the U.S. Army, was deployed three times to Afghanistan and Iraq and sustained an injury in 2010…Was introduced to Paralympic sport through the military rehab program and started training with the U.S. Paralympics National Soccer Team in 2014…Officially retired from the military in 2014…Was a three-sport athlete at St. Andrews University, playing soccer, basketball and boxing… After his athletic career, he became a firefighter EMT/paramedic in Florida, but a year later, he developed a strong desire to serve in a greater capacity and joined the U.S. Army… He represented Team SOCOM (United States Special Operations Command) at the 2013 Warrior Games where he was his team’s “ultimate champion,” competing in two team sports and five individual events…Has been to 88 countries…Proficient in four languages: English, Spanish, Dari and Pashto. …Pursuing his master’s degree in intelligence management with the intent of eventually earning his doctorate degree… He has climbed three of the world’s tallest mountains since his 2010 injury (Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Blanc, and Elbrus) and plans to attempt Mt. Everest and Denali this year… He raced cars in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and has fought in two Muay Thai matches in Thailand… He has run with bulls in Spain, wrestled with tigers in Thailand and dove with tiger sharks in the Bahamas.