Name: Taylor Ellis-Watson
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 4x400-meter
Height: 6-0
Weight: 142
DOB: 5/6/1993
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Springside High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) ‘11
College: University of Arkansas ‘16, Psychology
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x400m)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships, 2nd (400m, 4x400m)
  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships, 2nd (400m, 4x400m)
  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 6th (4x400m)
Personal: Daughter of Stephen Watson and Melanie Ellis Nelson...Has two brothers, Rylee and Darius, and two sisters, Raiana and Arianna...Nine-time NCAA All-American...Transferred to the University of Arkansas after completing her freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh...Aided the Razorbacks to the 2015 NCAA team title with two runner-up finishes in the 400-meter and 4x400.