One of the successful American athletes was born in Brooklyn but grew up in Pensacola by his parents. Firstly, he studied at High School and participated in local sports. Because of his stunning jumping skills, Justin Gatlin can easily pass through the high hurdles and also support his school team to achieve the winning state tournament. Later, Vince Anderson noticed his amazing talent and offered him scholarship from University as a sprinter. Sixteen years ago his professional career started, but he remain under the training for next few months. Gatlin received six NCAA titles in a row and also led the team to win two NCAA titles while still in the university. Later on, he was disqualified for next two years from the international competitions as his reports were seen positive while testing for the central nervous system stimulant drug amphetamines. After that, he claimed that he was taking all those as a medicine.
Who is Justin Gatlin Married?
Wife: It is found that Gatlin has maintained a low profile of his personal life. There is insufficient information available regarding his personal life. So it seems that he is a very secretive person.
It is found that 34 years old athlete is the father of six years old Son. Exact birth date is not mentioned it is believed that six years ago his son named Jace was born. Apparently, it is observed that he has no contact with the mother of his baby, even name is not mentioned in any website.
- Girlfriend: Single
Now he is living and gaining training at Kissimmee.
By 19, he became a successful American athlete and many international companies’ approaches him for endorsements. 2004 was the Gatlin’s epic year as he won his first gold medal in the Olympics Games and became the third fastest sprinter in the history. Consequently, he won a bronze medal in 200 meter race and a silver medal for 100m race. Ten years ago, he participated in the Championship that was held in Helsinki, and successfully managed to win the 100m and earned a gold medal. He is again chosen for 2016 Olympics game and spot at second position, may be this is his last big event. Because his age forced him to stop the career, but its sad he not made it memorable.