2000-01: Did not compete for the Illini this season.
1999-2000: Member of UI squad.
1998-99: Redshirted true freshman season.
High School: Competed for Coach Pat Kivland at Prospect High School Placed third at the Mid-Suburban League Conference championships Placed fifth at sectionals Competed in the 1998 IHSA state meet A member of the National Honor Society and eight-semester honor roll student Earned president's academic award at Prospect High School.
Personal: Johnathan Montemayor Taylor was born on April 12, 1980 in Arlington Heights, Ill. The son of Terry and Rose Mary Taylor Lists high school coach and parents as biggest influences in his athletic career Biggest thrill in sports is being competitive and part of a team.