Name: Tysheem Griffin
Sport: Track and Field
Classification: T20
Height: 5-7
Weight: 139
DOB: 11/20/1998
Birthplace: East Meadow, N.Y.
Hometown: Amityville, N.Y.
High School: Amityville Memorial High School (Amityville, N.Y.) ‘16
Team/Club: Rolling Thunder
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 U.S. Paralympic Team Trials – Track & Field, silver (400m)
  • 2016 Desert Challenge Games, 1st (400m)
  • 2015 INAS Global Games, 1st (200m), 2nd (100m)
Personal: Son of Rasheem Griffin and Tonyana Evans…Born with Waardenburg syndrome, a rare group of genetic conditions that took most of his hearing by the time he was a toddler…Hopes to pursue a career in carpentry.