Wearing a form-fitting Zimmerman jumpsuit, the Olympic hero spent the day conversing with press and mingling with fellow athletes and sport figures, including wrestler John Cena and NFL star Richard Sherman. She was also seen giving advice to 16-year-old Olympic hopeful Sydney McLaughlin.
About Carmelita “The Jet” Jeter
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.