Allyson Felix Siblings: Meet Wes Felix
Allyson Michelle Felix OLY is an American track and field athlete, who specialized in the 200 meters sprint from 2003 to 2013 and then gradually shifted to the 400 meters sprint later in her career. Her racing repertoire also spans the 100 meters, 4 × 100 meters relay, and 4 × 400 meters relay.
Allyson Felix was born on November 18, 1985, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Paul, an ordained minister and professor of New Testament at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California, and Marlean, an elementary school teacher at Balboa Magnet Elementary.
Her elder brother Wes Felix was also a sprinter, winning the 2002 USA Junior Championships in the 200 meters race and later, the Pac-10 championships in 2003 and 2004 as a collegiate athlete for USC.
Wes now acts as the agent for his sister. Felix describes her running ability as a gift from God: “For me, my faith is the reason I run. I definitely feel I have this amazing gift that God has blessed me with, and it’s all about using it to the best of my ability.
She is married to American sprinter and hurdler Kenneth Ferguson. They have a daughter, Camryn, born in 2018. Felix is a Christian.
Who is Wes Felix?
Paul Wesley Felix born on July 21, 1983, is an American sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres.
He attended the University of Southern California from 2002 to 2005, where he was the Pac-10 200 metres champion in 2003 and 2004. He was also the Pac 10 champion in the 100m in 2005 in the time of 10.24.