*Three-time Olympian Track Medalist and “Fastest Woman Alive,” Carmelita Jeter gave back to the community in a big way by visiting The Boys & Girls Club recently in California.
While there she spoke on the importance of living an active and healthy lifestyle and shed light on her determination to take Gold at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Additionally, she showed the kids a good time by leading physical activities, signing autographs and donating a sports package.
Jeter visited The Boys & Girls Club as an Athlete Ambassador for the Team forTomorrow program, an organization ran by the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams. Ambassadors such as Carmelita go across the globe educating their U.S. teammates and spreading awareness about Team for Tomorrow’s causes for 2016.
Known as the “Fastest Woman Alive,” Olympic 100 Meter Sprinter Carmelita Jeter is an inspiration with a progressively growing list of top medals and accomplishments.
During the 2012 Olympics, Carmelita anchored the U.S. 4x100m relay team that obliterated the old record by more than half a second and took home Olympic gold.
Growing up in Compton and Gardena, CA, Carmelita was determined to utilize her natural athleticism and innate ambition to make an impact in the world – a promise she has fulfilled through her dynamic abilities as an athlete, fashionista and philanthropist, empowering and inspiring women across the globe.
In addition to her on-track success, Carmelita is an avid spokesperson for Breast Cancer, Health & Fitness, and Youth Education Initiatives. Carmelita was appointed the Brand Ambassador for Susan G Komen’s California Initiative: Circle of Promise, and has also worked with Arthritis Foundation,LA Dodgers, After School Allstars, and the City of Compton and Gardena, CA.
Carmelita has a passion for everything Health & Fitness, Sports, Style and Fashion and is a trendsetting diva in her own right.