|Hometown:||Port Hueneme, CA|
|High School:||Port Hueneme|
2009 - Placed 13th in the triple at Pac-10s (46-4) ... Finished fourth in the triple against USC (49-7.75, lifetime-best) ... Placed third in the triple at the Oregon Dual (48-6.25) and UCLA Invite (47-10) ... In indoor track, had a top triple mark of 46-8.
2008 - Had knee surgery for a torn meniscus in April and returned to compete at the USC dual meet, where he placed third in the triple with a mark of 49-2.25 ... Placed 11th in the triple (48-5.50) at the West Region meet ... Jumped a season-best 49-2.50 at Cal/Nevada's, placing second overall ... Was also second in the triple at the UCLA Invite (47-5.75) ... In indoor track, had a top mark of 49-3.50 ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
Summer 2007 - Placed fifth at the USATF Junior National Championships in the triple jump with a lifetime-best 49-6.50.
2007 - Placed second in the invite triple jump at the RJ/JJK Invite (48-3.50) ... Finished sixth in the triple at both the CSUN Invite (46-8) and Cal/Nevada Championships (46-10.75) ... Was second in the triple at the UCSD Invite (48-1.75).
High School - Letterwinner in track and basketball ... Four-time all-league in track ... Three-time league champion ... Four-time All-County and three-time All-CIF ... Ranked sixth in CA in the triple jump ... Set a school record in the triple jump (48-5) ... Also had a prep best of 22-4 in the long jump.
Personal - Born July 28, 1988 in Los Angeles, CA ... Son of Timothy and Dawn Taylor ... Has no siblings ... English major with a minor in Music.
Taylor's Best Marks
Outdoor Triple Jump - 49-7.75
Indoor Triple Jump - 49-3.50
Long Jump - 24-0