Name: Donald Scott
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Triple Jump
Height: 6-2
DOB: 2/23/1992
Birthplace: Apopka, Fla.
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Apopka High School (Apopka, Fla.) ‘10
College: Eastern Michigan University ‘15, Criminal Justice
College Year: 2015
College Major: Criminal Justice
Coach(es): Sterling Roberts
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 7th (triple jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 6th (triple jump)
  • Years of participation: 2017, 2019
  • Top Finish: 6th – 2019 (triple jump)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships, 1st (Triple Jump)
  • 2020 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, 1st (Triple Jump)
Personal: Went into foster care until his uncle and aunt took him in...Joined the track team his freshman year of high school...Began as a sprinter and hurdler...His high school track coach Shawn Proffitt convinced him to try triple jump...Football was his passion, and he received a scholarship to play football at EMU...Joined the college track team after football his freshman year...Loves to hang out with his friends and play video games in his spare time...Works at a local juvenile center because he loves giving back to the youth.