Jeremy Wariner is from Grand Prairie, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. He was born on Irving. Graduated from Lamar. He won the 400m at the Athens Olympics with his personal best time of 44.00 sec. In 2003 Freshman Jeremy Wariner of Baylor ran exceptionally well at Sun Angel Stadium, giving an outstanding performance at the Sun Angel Classic, hosted by Arizona State. In his first open 400 race since cramping up at the NCAA Indoor Championships almost a month ago, Wariner ran away with the title. He clocked a career-best time of 45.13 to win the first college heat, turn in the fastest time of the day and defeat World Champion Avard Moncur (45.50) who ran for Auburn Elite. Ricky Harris of Florida clocked 45.66, Darold Williamson of Baylor went 45.79 and Arizona State's Lewis Banda finished in 46.01. The 4x400 meter relay went to Arizona State who clocked 3:04.44 and held off a strong Baylor team who was a close second in 3:04.68. Jeremy Wariner of Baylor took the baton with the team in third place and came through with a 43.79 split. This Baylor University student and Grand Prairie resident won the 400m at the Olympics in Athens, Greece. According to the Baylor athletics Web site, "Wariner posted the fastest time in the world this year to win the 400 meters in 44.37 at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Sacramento, Calif. Wariner was named the Mondo Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year as well as the Midwest Region Track Athlete of the Year."