I was really embarrassed to let people know that I had asthma. I never wanted to use that as an excuse but I realised how much me letting people know, it gave so many people encouragement. Those that were sick they can’t do anything, but they realised I was doing all of these things despite […]
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Quotes
At the time I was coming up, there were girls doing sport, but it wasn’t as prevalent as it is today. The view was always that maybe you should go and cook—and that’s probably why I never learnt to cook.
If you have a goal it’s hard to stray off the path if you are committed. Growing up in East St. Louis, it was tough, but it helped prepare me for life.