Name: Josiah Jamison
Sport: Track and Field
Discipline(s): Track and Field
DOB: 8/18/1982
Birthplace: Vance, S.C.
Hometown: Vance, S.C.
College: Spartanburg Community College '04; Ashford University '12
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2008, 2012); One-time medalist (1 gold)
  • Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, gold (100m)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2017 – 9th (100m), 16th (200m)
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2011, 2013, 2017
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2006 (100m)
  • Silver – 2013 (4x100m
  • Bronze – 2011 (100m)
Personal: Since he was born, Josiah Jamison had retinitis pigmentosa - a hereditary eye disease that affects peripheral and night vision. ...He was introduced to racing at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind in Spartanburg by Jack Todd, a staff member at the school, and Ryal Mitchell, a teammate from the 2008 U.S. Paralympic Team. ...Since 2008, Jamison has been competing in the Paralympic Games.