Taylor is the Founder of Strut Academy. He has spent the last three seasons with the Los Angeles Angels. He was drafted in 2011 by the Toronto Blue Jays where he spent seven seasons in the minor leagues, and made his major league debut in 2017 against the New York Yankees. In 2014, Taylor led all of minor league baseball in strikeouts, and in 2019 was part of a combined no-hitter for the Angels.
Prior to starting his professional career, Taylor attended Bishop Gorman High School where he played shortstop and pitched. In 2017, he was named the Nevada Gatorade State Player of the Year and was a Louisville Slugger All American. In 2008, he spent one season playing for the College of Southern Nevada before serving a two year mission in Toronto Canada. Upon returning home, Taylor attended Brigham Young University where he played for one season before starting his professional baseball career. Taylor came back to BYU during the off seasons, and received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology.