Name: Jeff Butler
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 0.5
Height: 5-9
Weight: 130
DOB: 6/12/1990
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Ind.
Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.
High School: Homestead High School (Fort Wayne, Ind.)
College: University of Texas - Austin '14, Management Information Systems
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2018
  • Medals: 1 (1 bronze)
  • Bronze - 2018
Personal: Son of Kathy Weir and Steven Butler…Has one sister, Ashley…He was first introduced to wheelchair rugby by a friend after a traffic accident when he was 13 years old that resulted in a broken neck at C5-6...Started his own software company at age 26, working as part of the development team...Has a YouTube channel where he regularly reviews the latest in disability technology, and gives viewers insight into his life on four wheels...Enjoys live music and professional sports.