- Born: 07/05/1989 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- Birthname: Austin Jenkins
- Height & Weight: 6'0", 210 Ib
Cole was the inaugural NXT North American Champion and the co-winner of the 2018 Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with O’Reilly; he was also recognized as NXT Tag Team Champion with Fish and O’Reilly, with WWE recognizing him at the time as the first ever double champion in NXT history. Cole is widely known for his tenure with Ring of Honor (ROH) where he became a three-time ROH World Champion, and was the first wrestler to achieve this feat. In addition, he is a one-time ROH World Television Champion.
Cole has also wrestled for several independent promotions, including Chikara, Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), where he was a one-time and the longest-reigning CZW World Junior Heavyweight Champion, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where he was a one-time PWG World Champion, holding the record for the longest reign in the title’s history. He is also known for his time in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) where he was part of the Bullet Club stable.
Other Notable Achievements: CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship, CZW Best of the Best X (2011), DFE Openweight Championship/WWL Heavyweight Championship, EWA Cruiserweight Championship, Battle of Gettysburg (2009), MCW Rage Television Championship (2 times), Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup (2012), NHPW Art of Fighting Championship, PWX Heavyweight Championship, PCW Cruiserweight Championship.
ROH World Tag Team Championship No. 1 Contender Lottery Tournament (2011) – with Kyle O’Reilly, World-1 North American Championship, Shinya Hashimoto Memorial Cup (2010), RCW Cruiserweight Championship, RCW Tag Team Championship – with Devon Moore, Wrestling Observer Newsletter Rookie of the Year (2010), WXW C4 Hybrid Championship.