Jarrin Michael Solomon
World Champion/Gold Medalist - 2017 - 4x400m
Olympic Bronze Medalist - 2012 - 4x400m
Caribbean Champion & Gold Medalist - 2013- 400m & 4x400m
Commonwealth Games Finalist - 2014 - 400m
Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist - 2014 - 4x400m
World Championships Silver Medalist - 2015 - 4x400m
Pan American Games Finalist - 2015 - 400m
Pan American Games Gold Medalist - 2015 - 4x400m
World Indoor Championships Bronze Medalist - 2016 - 4x400m
Caribbean Record Holder - 500m Indoor - 1:01.84
Personal Best - 400m - 44.98
Born January 11, 1986 in Albuquerque, NM to parents Michael and Susie Solomon. Jarrin was born and raised in Albuquerque attending La Cueva High School where he was a soccer standout. He moved onto the University of New Mexico where he transitioned into track and field becoming a school record holder and All-American.
Jarrin is a two-time Olympian competing in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics representing Trinidad and Tobago, the country where his father originates from and whom also competed as an Olympian in 1976 and 1980. Jarrin received a bronze medal in the 4x400m relay in the 2012 London Olympics, securing his place as one of the most elite track and field athletes in the world. He continued his success over the following years to again reach the pinnacle in 2017 at the World Championships. His 4x400m team became World Champions beating out the U.S. for the first time in over a decade taking home the Gold medal.
Jarrin's drive, determination and dedication to everything he does has shown throughout his career in athletics and business. Jarrin feels passionate about sharing his love of sport and has a strong desire to help others. In 2015, he opened Excel Cryotherapy, Albuquerque's first Whole Body Cryotherapy facility. He has developed the cryotherapy industry in Albuquerque from the ground up and did so out of a desire to help people feel better, recover faster and improve their general health and wellness.
While Jarrin continues his quest for athletic greatness, he is also expanding his talent into the film and television industry and is currently being cast in several upcoming films.
With strong ties to the community, Jarrin resides in Albuquerque, NM with his wife, Debra, whom helps manage his running career and business. During free time, they enjoy traveling and spending time with friends and family, which includes their two adorable dogs.