Name: Kaitlyn Eaton
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 1.5
Height: 4-8
DOB: 8/17/1994
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Jersey Village High School (Houston, Texas) ‘12
College: University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign '17, Community Health/Rehabilitation (undergraduate); University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign '21, Social Work/Healthcare (graduate)
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 6th
  • Years of competition: 2018
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2018
Personal: Daughter of Jill Eaton...Has a brother, Josh, and a twin sister, Kelsey...Born with sacral agenesis and is missing her entire sacrum...Began playing basketball as a high school sophomore in 2010...Played with the TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Houston Hotwheels from 2010 to 2012...Hobbies include watching sports, binge watching Netflix, especially really bad romantic comedies, and hanging out with friends and family.