Name: Aja Evans
Sport: Bobsled
DOB: 5/12/1988
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
College: University of Illinois, Sports Management
Olympic Experience
  • 2022 Winter Olympic Games alternate
  • 2018 Winter Olympic Games for pilot Jamie Greubel Poser - 5th in PyeongChang
  • 2014 Winter Olympic Games for pilot Jamie Greubel Poser- BRONZE in Sochi
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 Women's Bobsled for pilot Jamie Greubel Poser- BRONZE in Koenigssee (2/17)
  • 2013 Women's Bobsled for pilot Jazmine Fenlator- 8th in St. Moritz (1/13)
  • 2013 Team Event- 8th in St. Moritz (1/13)
Other Career Highlights
  • 14-time World Cup medalist (4 Gold, 7 Silver, 3 Bronze)
Personal: Began bobsledding in 2012 and won Olympic bronze in Sochi just two years later....Earned USABS' Team of the Year Award in 2017 with Jamie Greubel Poser...Her favorite foods are sushi, seafood and "Mom's Thanksgiving dinner."...Her brother, Fred, is the Vikings' defensive tackle, her uncle is Gary Matthews, who is the former hitting coach of the Chicago Cubs, and her cousin is major league baseball player Gary Matthews Jr....Holds a bachelor's degree in Sports Management from the University of Illinois
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