Jonathan Hyer: Area 14 Athlete Spotlight

April 14, 2020 | Updated: April 15, 2020

Jonathan Hyer


Jonathan Hyer is an Area 14 Athlete with the Abilene Mustangs from Abilene, Texas. He started in Special Olympics in 2005 and participates in Basketball, Bowling, Bocce, Aquatics, and Powerlighting. However, Jonathan's favorite sport to compete in is Track and Field. He has competed at the local, area, and state level.  Jonathan's favorite moment in Special Olympics is attending his first summer games at the University of Texas at Arlington! With the help of Special Olympics, Jonathan has learned to swim better and run faster. It has also gotten Jonathan out of his shyness and able to make long-lasting friendships with his teammates. Johnathan graduated in 2015 from Abilene Cooper High School.  He continues to participate in Special Olympics and wants to continually get better in all the sports that he participates in.


Fun Facts about Jonathan

Random Surprise Fact: I like to make drinks with different candy.
Best Advice Given: To always do the best that I can.
Favorite Hobbies: Going out to eat at restaurants.
Favorite Singer: Alan Jackson
Favorite Hero/Idol: Tim Brown, Unified Partner for the Abilene Mustangs
Favorite Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys
Favorite Food: Chicken Pasta
Favorite Place to Visit: The water parks
Favorite TV Show: Pinky and the Brain
Favorite thing about Special Olympics: Being with all my friends.