|Full name||Jamie Earl Nieto|
|Born||November 2, 1976 (age 46)|
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Occupation||Athlete, Actor, Writer|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|Sport||Track and Field|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||High Jump: 2.34 (Athens 2004)|
Jamie Earl "James" Nieto (born November 2, 1976 in Seattle, Washington) is an American high jumper and actor.
His personal best jump is 2.34 (7' 8"), achieved at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He was the 2004 and 2012 USA Olympic Trials Champion as well as the 2003 USA Outdoor Champion with a jump of 2.30 meters (7' 6.5").
Nieto attended Eastern Michigan University, Sacramento City College, and Valley High School.
Nieto suffered a serious injury resulting in paralysis while doing a back flip in April 2016. In 2017, Nieto married Olympic hurdler Shevon Nieto, and in 2020, she sang an original song dedicated to Nieto on America's Got Talent.
Nieto played baseball hall of famer Roberto Clemente in a movie named Baseball's Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories.
|2003||Pan American Games||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic||2nd|
|World Championships||Paris, France||7th|
|World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||3rd|
|2004||World Indoor Championships||Budapest, Hungary||9th|
|Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||4th||2.34 m PB|
|World Athletics Final||Monte Carlo, Monaco||4th|
|2007||Pan American Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||7th|
|2011||Pan American Games||Guadalajara, Mexico||6th|
|2012||Olympic Games||London, England||5th|