Trammell made his first Olympic team in 2000 as a 21-year-old. Ten years later he set the American record in the indoor 60m hurdles in winning silver at the World Indoor Championships and continues to compete at an elite level. He has won a total of eight Olympic or World Championships medals. Formerly coached by Curtis Frye, Trammell’s closest training partner for many years was 1996 Olympic gold medalist Allen Johnson. He was the track team captain at the University of South Carolina where he studied business and retail management. Trammell graduated with his bachelor’s degree from South Carolina in December 2002. In high school, he was an All-American in track and football. Track & Field News named him the Male High School Athlete of the Year in 2007. During the 1997 Georgia State Championships at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, he tied the national record for the 60m hurdles. He owns and designs Track Star Apparel and even designed the Olympic women’s track uniform for Guinea in 2008.