Ridiculous athleticism runs in ex-NFL star Randall Cunningham's family. The proof ... his 18-year-old daughter has her sights set on a gold medal, 'cause she's one of the nation's best high jumpers.
Vashti Cunningham's a HUGE DEAL in track & field circles ... in fact, there's not a woman alive who's recorded a better jump in 2016. VC's career best is only 3 inches shy of the all-time world record.
Her father ... and coach, Randall Cunningham -- one of the most athletic QBs ever -- tells TMZ Sports his daughter has a very clear idea of what she wants ... and it's shiny, heavy and gold.
"She has a real good chance of making it to the Olympics. The goal is to win a gold medal, but that's hard to do when you're 18."
The road to gold starts on July 1st in Oregon ... when Olympic trials kick off.
As for Vashti's life after the games in Rio ... Randall tells us “She will have to choose between college or going pro. She’s had offers from USC, Oregon and Georgia, and she’s had companies contact her about wanting to make endorsement deals."
FYI -- Randall's son, Randall Cunningham Jr., is no slouch either ... he's an All-American high jumper at USC.