Don Long was born in Philadelphia on October 18, 1966. Don has an
elder sister Michelle, an elder borther Cordell, and a baby brother
Anthony. Don was raised in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. In 1985,
Don moved to Alexandria, Virginia, where he joined a local gym, and
started lifting weights. Don initially got into weight training because he
was dancing, and you needed to have a body for dancing.
In March 1991, Don entered into his first contest, the Mr.
Pennsylvania Natural, where he placed second. A month after the
contest, Don met his future wife, Yvette. It was love at first sight, and
they were married eight months later on December 9, 1991.
In 1992, Don finished fifth as a light-heavyweight at the NPC Junior
Nationals, where he weighed 194 pounds. In 1993, Don finished
fourth at the NPC Nationals, weighing 224 pounds, In 1994 at the
NPC Nationals, Don weighed 241 pounds, and although he was
ripped, he lost to Paul DeMayo, and Craig Titus. And in 1995...
Don became an IFBB Professional.
Don Long can be reached for guest posing and appearances by e-mail: email@example.com.