Sprinter who won three Olympic gold medals: in the 400M and 4x400M relay at the 1988 Seoul games, and in the 4x400M relay at the 1992 Barcelona games.
He attended UCLA where he was a track and field star: his first Olympic medal came after his freshman year.
In 1990 he won both the NCAA Championship and the U.S. Track and Field Championship in the 400M.
He was raised in Los Angeles, California, where he shot to fame during a successful college career.
One of his teammates on the gold medal winning 4x400M team at the 1992 Olympics was Michael Johnson.