Ennis facts and figures:
British track and field star Jessica Ennis was born on January 28, 1986 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Ennis took to track and field at a young age, and won the high jump competition at the National Schools Championships at 14. She won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, in the heptathlon, an event that requires excellence in a range of track and field events. She is also a former European and World Champion.