Like father, like son: Floreal emerges as one of Canada's top sprinters

Like father, like son: Floreal emerges as one of Canada's top sprinters
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His mom LaVonna Martin-Floreal is an Olympic hurdles silver medallist for the U.S. So EJ evaded the hefty expectations and instead played basketball at the University of Kentucky, alongside Canadian star Jamal Murray, who's still a close friend. "I think when you're the child of the coach, and the child of successful athletes, that can weigh on you, that the expectation is you have to be great and do great things," said Edrick Floreal, the head coach of the University of Texas women's team.