Triple jump and long jump specialist who has won gold at competitions like the IAFF World Championships and European Indoor Championships. He was voted as the French Male Athlete of the Year in 2013.
He grew up in the Sevran commune and first competed at the international level at the 2007 European Junior Championships.
He was suspended from the sport for a year following three positive drug tests within an 18 month period.
His older sister bought him to the Dynamic Aulnay Club to compete when he was thirteen years old.
He and American Will Claye are both World Indoor Champions in men's triple jump.