Back to the Blocks | Jaylen Slade's Journey to the Olympic Trials
Every time Jaylen Slade steps up to the blocks, he's envisioning that it's the Olympics. And now, all of his preparation, his training, and his motivation led him to this moment. Slade earned the opportunity to compete in the 100m and 200m trials before the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. With his sights set on joining Team USA, here's a look at where his journey to Eugene, Oregon took him.
Jaylen Slade is a 17-year old track & field student-athlete at IMG Academy whose name cotinues to garner interest and intrigue from the media, announcers, other athletes, and even professionals. His motivation has never been higher as he continues to not only strive towards his own PRs, but as he pushes those around him in this unrivaled atmosphere on cammpus.