Name: Isaac Jean-Paul
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 100-meter, Long Jump, High Jump
Classification: T13
DOB: 2/4/1993
Hometown: Evanston, Ill.
High School: Warren Township High School (Gurnee, Ill.) '11
College: Lewis University '16, Sociology
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); one-time Paralympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (long jump); 4th (100-meter)
World Championship Experience
  • Most Recent: 2019 – silver (long jump)
  • Years of Participation: 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 1, silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2017 (high jump)
  • Silver – 2019 (long jump)
  • Bronze – 2017 (long jump)
Personal: Took up track and field when he was 18, after he was not selected for his college basketball team...Has a visual impairment called juvenile retinoschisis which affects his peripheral and central vision...Was a five-time All-American for Lewis University in the high jump from 2014-16, including a national championship at the 2015 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships.