Name: Jeremy Campbell
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Discus
Classification: F64
Height: 6-3
Weight: 230
DOB: 8/19/1987
Birthplace: Perryton, Texas
Hometown: Perryton, Texas
High School: Perryton High School (Perryton, Texas) '06
College: University of Central Oklahoma, Interpersonal Communication
Coach(es): Larry Judge
Paralympic Experience
  • Three-time Paralympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Three-time Paralympic medalist (3 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, 4th (discus)
  • Paralympic Games Beijing 2008, gold (discus, pentathlon); 4th (long jump)
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, gold (discus)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2017 – gold (discus)
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
  • Medals: 5 (3 gold, 2 silver)
  • Gold - 2017 (discus); 2015 (discus); 2013 (discus)
  • Silver - 2011 (discus), 2006 (pentathlon)
Personal: Born with a rare birth deficiency, fibular hemimelia, Campbell had his right leg amputated at age one. The youngest of three brothers in an athletic family, he gravitated to sports. He was a talented high school athlete, playing basketball as a point guard and football as a starting quarterback. In 2003, Campbell participated in the Endeavor Games, his first exposure to Paralympic track and field. Five years later, he emerged in 2008 as one of the stars of the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team, winning his first pair of gold medals in discus and pentathlon at the Paralympic Games Beijing 2008. Campbell followed this up with another Paralympic gold in London in 2012 and multiple world titles. Today, he is one of the most accomplished Paralympic throwers and made history as the first Paralympian to throw over 60-meters...Son of Greg and Stephanie Campbell…Has two brothers, Caleb and Jacob…Featured in the 2011 ESPN Magazine Body Issue and won an ESPY award for Best Male Athlete with a Disability in 2013...His brother, Caleb, played football for the Kansas City Chiefs...Hobbies include, reading, watching movies, video games, golf and anything active outdoors.