The 5-foot-11, 171-pound senior won two sprint events and sparked Southwest DeKalb to a sprint relay victory at the Class 4A state meet this past season, leading the Panthers to the team title. Taylor broke the tape in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 35.94 seconds, which ranked as the No. 1 clocking in the country among boys prep competitors in 2023. He won the 110 high hurdles in 13.70, a time that ranked No. 16 in the country this spring. He also anchored a victorious 4x400 relay quartet that clocked the nation’s fastest time in 2023, scorching the track in 3:10.55.
Taylor has maintained a 3.35 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete on an athletic scholarship at North Carolina A&T University this fall.
Taylor has volunteered locally at Watson’s Ministries, the Atlanta Food Bank and the YMCA. He has also donated his time as a Senate Page at the state capitol.