Born March 1980 in Provo, Utah ... parents are Veldon and Barbara Taylor ... served in the Brazil, Belo Horizonte Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married to Sarah Taylor ... majoring in finance.
Region champion in 800m ... holds Timpanogas High School Record in the 800m (1:53.64)
BEST MARKS: 800m - 1:51.35, 1600m - 4:17.22, 400m - 49.12
2003 | Sophomore Year
Placed fourth in the mile (4:20.57) at the Bandanna Invitational ... finished third in the 800m (1:49.92) at the Oval Qualtifier ... finished seventh at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships in the 800m ... placed third in the 1,500m (3:56.16) at the Mesa Community College meet ... finished third at the BYU Invitational in the 800m (1:51.39) ... named Academic All-Conference.
2004 | Junior Year
Finished fourth in the 800m at the AF Invitational with a time of 1:55.95 ... placed tenth at the UW Indoor Invite in the 800m with a time of 1:52.52 ... took eighth in the 800m with a time of 1:56.06 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... won the 800m at the Mesa Track & Field Classic with a time of 1:51.89 ... finished fourth in the 800m with a time of 1:51.66 at the Robison Invitational ... clinched second in the 800m with a time of 1:52.56 at the BYU Wells Fargo Invitational ... took third in the 800m with a time of 1:53.03 at the Wilson Motor Qualifier ... named Academic All-Mountain West Conference.
2005 | Senior Year
Finished the mile in 4:27.35 at the BYU Indoor Invitational and 4:27.10 at the Boise Invitational ... placed fifth in the 800m at the Mountain State Games with a time of 1:56.01 ... named MWC Scholar Athlete and Academic All-MWC.