Event: 110m hurdles
PR: 110m hurdles - 13.08 (2012)
Current Residence: Canton, Mich.
Hometown: Somerset, N.J.
High School: Frankin (N.J.) H.S.
Coach: Garfield Ellenwood
Agent: Paul Doyle
Club: New York Athletic Club (NYAC)
Third at Olympic Trials (13.08)
Third at 2010 USA Indoors (7.62)
2007 NCAA Indoor 60m hurdles champion
NCAA Division I All-American
Diving across the finish line in heroic fashion, Jeff Porter placed third in the 110m hurdles at the 2012 Olympic Trials and qualified for the London Olympic Games. He is in the mix of a deep and talented men's 110m hurdle field that includes Jason Richardson, David Oliver and world record holder Aries Merritt. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Porter was an NCAA champion in the 60m hurdles in 2007. He married fellow Michigan hurdler Tiffany Ofili in 2011. Tiffany also competed at the Olympic Games for Great Britain.
2013: 8th at USA Outdoors (13.52); 7th at Prefontaine (13.35); 5th at adidas Grand Prix (13.46); 5th at Shanhai (13.45); 6th at Drake (13.60); 6th at USA Indoors (9.49); 1st at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix (7.62); 1st at Millrose Games (7.62)
2012: 5th in semi-final heat three of Olympic Games (13.41); 3rd at Olympic Trials (13.08); 5th at Indoor Grand Prix (7.69); 5th in Birmingham indoor (7,54); 7th at USA Indoors (7,66); 2nd at adidas Grand Prix (13.26); ranked No. 4 in the USA & ranked No. 7 in the world by T&FN in the 200m
2011: 2nd at Birmingham Grand Prix (7.58); 5th at USA Outdoors (13.26); 4th at Pan Am Games (13.45)
2010: 3rd at USA Indoors (7.62)
USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests
2013: Indoor bests - 60m hurdles, 7.59 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 13 in the World); Outdoor bests - 100m hurdles, 13.35 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 21 in the World, ranked No. 7 in the USA by T&FN)
2012: Outdoor bests - 110m hurdles, 13.08 (No. 4 in the USA, No. 5 in the world)
2011: Outdoor bests - 110m hurdles, 13.26 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 13 in the world)
2010: Outdoor bests - 110m hurdles, 13.45 (No. 12 in the USA, No. 27 in the world)
2009: Outdoor bests - 110m hurdles, 13.37 (No. 12 in the USA, No. 26 in the world)