Josh Taylor
Sprints
Ht
6'
0"
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Richfield, 
Utah
Last School
Skyridge High School
Roster Years
2022-2023


BYU Highlights

  • Tied with Cade Lindahl for No. 1 all-time at BYU in the indoor 400m in Feb. 2023, registering a 46.25 time in Lubbock, Texas at Texas Tech's Jarvis Scott Open
  • Part of 2023's indoor nationals qualifying DMR squad, breaking a school-record at Notre Dame by nearly eight seconds (9:21.18)
  • A key member of 2023's 4x400m relay school record for indoor competition, posting a 3:05.73 time to shatter an eight year-old school record

Personal

  • Parents are Randall Taylor and Julie Brinley
  • Married in 2022 to BYU women's basketball guard Mayci Taylor
  • Major: Construction Management
  • Missionary Service: Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Puebla, Mexico and Lubbock, Texas (2019-21)
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Fun Fact: has a twin brother who serves in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Instagram: joshuataylor400

Before BYU

  • Personal Records: 22.05 (200m), 47:55 (400m)
  • Utah 5A 4x400 champion (2019)
  • Utah 5A 400m and 4x400 champion (2018)
  • Utah 5A 400m runner-up (2019)
  • Finished fourth in 400m at Great Southwest Classic (2018)
  • Also recruited by Air Force, Army, Utah State and Utah Valley

Indoor Personal Bests

Time

Event

Meet

21.48

200m

2023 Ralph Lindeman Invite

46.25 (Tied for No. 1 all-time at BYU)

400m

2023 Jarvis Scott Open

1:50.99

800m

2023 BYU Indoor Invite II

 

Outdoor Personal Bests

Time

Event

Meet

46.49

400m

2022 BYU Cougar Invitational

21.9

200m

2022 BYU Cougar Invitational

Career Stats

 

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2022

Indoor

  • Competed in four meets with three first-place finishes

Outdoor

  • Competed in seven meets, finishing first in the 400m at the Robison Invitational with a time of 47.54
  • Competed with the men's 4x400 team at the NCAA West Preliminary
Sophmore Year 2023

Indoor

  • Tied with Cade Lindahl for No. 1 all-time at BYU in the 400m in Feb. 2023, registering a 46.25 time in Lubbock, Texas at Texas Tech's Jarvis Scott Open
  • Part of 2023's indoor nationals qualifying DMR squad, breaking a school-record at Notre Dame by nearly eight seconds (9:21.18)
  • A key member of 2023's 4x400m relay school record, posting a 3:05.73 time to shatter an eight year-old school record
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year