Jamaican sprinter nicknamed The Beast, he took silver in the 200m and 100m races at the 2012 London Games.
He enjoyed cricket as a child before being encouraged to pursue track.
He took gold in the 2011 World Championships 100m race and in the 2012 London 4x100m relay.
Has a sister named Arlene Blake-McPherson.
His personal-best times in the 100 and 200 meter races are both second-fastest in the world behind his training partner Usain Bolt.