Name: Brittney Reese
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Long Jump
Height: 5-8
DOB: 9/9/1986
Birthplace: Inglewood, Calif.
Hometown: Gulfport, Miss.
High School: Gulfport High School (Gulfport, Miss.) '04
College: University of Mississippi ‘08, English
Coach(es): Jeremy Fischer
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, silver (long jump)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, gold (long jump)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008, 5th (long jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 13th (long jump)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019; Indoor – 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018
  • Medals: 7 (6 golds, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2016 (long jump); 2013 (long jump); 2012 (long jump); 2011 (long jump); 2010 (long jump); 2009 (long jump)
  • Silver – 2018 (long jump)
Personal: Daughter of David Reese and Carla Young...Has two sisters, Brandy and Kimyata...Has one son, Alex...Serves as a high jumping coach at Mesa Community College...Hobbies include shopping and playing video games...For Thanksgiving Day in 2011, purchased 100 turkeys to support the local homeless population in her hometown of Gulfport, Mississippi