Name: Will Claye
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Triple Jump
Height: 5-11
DOB: 6/13/1991
Birthplace: Tucson, Ariz.
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Mountain Pointe High School (Phoenix, Ariz.) ‘08
College: University of Florida '12, Entrepreneurship
Coach(es): Jeremy Fischer
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2012, 2016, 2020); three-time Olympic medalist (2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 4th (triple jump)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, silver (triple jump)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, silver (triple jump), bronze (long jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (triple jump)
  • Years of participation: Outdoor – 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019; Indoor – 2012, 2018
  • Medals: 7 (2 golds, 3 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2018 (triple jump); 2012 (triple jump)
  • Silver – 2019 (triple jump); 2017 (triple jump); 2012 (long jump)
  • Bronze –2013 (triple jump); 2011 (triple jump)
Personal: Son of William Claye and Saffie Tunis...Has two siblings, Taiyou and James...Trains at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California...As a freshman at the University of Oklahoma (transferred to the University of Florida after his sophomore year) won six major triple jump titles, including the NCAA title...Skipped his final semester of high school to enroll early at Oklahoma...Two-time Arizona state champion in the triple jump...First Arizona high school athlete to triple jump more than 50 feet...He and Christian Taylor, fellow Olympian and former University of Florida teammate, both won medals at the 2012 Olympic Games...In 2012, became the first man since 1936 and the first American since 1904 to win Olympic medals in both the long and triple jumps...Married hurdler Queen Harrison...Enjoys music artist and fashion...Platinum recording artist...CEO of his own fashion label "Elevate."