Trevon Jenifer
ParalympianWheelchair Basketball

Trevon Jenifer

Paralympian 2012, 2016, 2020

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Huntingtown, MD


University of Pennsylvania

classification: 2.5

  • Born with congenital amputation
  • A successful track athlete in his early years and a top wrestler in high school

  • Attended Huntingtown High School and joined the wrestling team, competing against able-bodied athletes and finishing third in his weight class at the Maryland state tournament his senior year

  • Started playing wheelchair basketball in 1992 with team Air Capital in Washington D.C

  • Was a three-year captain and two-time All-American for the Edinboro men’s wheelchair basketball team and played professional basketball for two years overseas in France

  • Son of Constance Bullock and Eric Brown

  • Has three brothers, Paul, Marcus and Jamar, and a sister, LaTarsha...His partner is Laura Klass

  • Has a daughter named Saraeya

  • Penned an inspirational autobiography, “From the Ground Up”, at 17 years old

  • Favorite sports teams are the Washington Wizards and Washington Football Team

  • Aspires to work for the federal government and ultimately become a lawyer

  • Enjoys hunting, fishing, shooting, camping and spending time with family and friends

  • Three-time Paralympian (2012, 2016, 2020); Three-time Paralympic medalist (2 golds, 1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, gold
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, bronze
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver
  • Years of competition: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (silver)
  • Silver – 2018; 2014

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Trevon Jenifer at the Gold-Medal Game in Tokyo

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