Name: Jessica Tatiana Long
Birthday: February 29th, 1992 (Leap Day)
Name at Birth: Tatiana Olegovna Kirillova
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Current Residence: Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Siblings: Amanda, Steven, Joshua, Hannah, & Grace
Education: Homeschooled through High School. College is on hold until after the London Paralympic Games.
Hobbies: Yoga & Pilates, Interior Design, Reading, Traveling
Paralympic Records: Currently 3
World Records: Currently 20
Paralympic Medals: 12 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze
World Championship Medals: 20 gold, 6 silver
Favorite Award: My Sullivan Award because it was not related to my disability and was not just for swimmers. It was for being America's top amateur athlete.
Biggest Role Model and Inspiration: Erin Popovich
Favorite Color: Turquoise
Favorite Food: Chinese
Favorite Movie: A Walk to Remember
Favorite Animal: Elephant
Prized possession: Necklace my father bought for me when he was in Russia adopting me.
Most embarrassing moment: When my legs fell off on the ski lift.
Favorite Quote: “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” - Christopher Robin