Weightlifter who became a 2-time Olympian, a 9-time National Champion and a multi-time international medalist during his illustrious career. He has since found further success as an Instagrammer whose lifting videos have won him more than 80,000 followers.
He was raised in Konawa, Oklahoma and began his competitive weightlifting career in 1998.
He held the American record in the clean and jerk for 10 years.
He married a woman named Jodi.
He was teammates with Kendrick Farris on the U.S. weightlifting team in 2008.