Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Fastest Woman Alive: Carmelita Jeter

Carmelita Jeter (pronounced jetter, as in go-getter) received the 2011 Jesse Owens Award by USA Track & Field earlier this month.
The eyes of the world are on the Jeter, as she’s also been crowned one of “Ten Women to Watch in London,” (ESPN), and one of the 2012 Olympians to Watch (Sports Illustrated).
Carmelita Jeter attended Bishop Montgomery High School, near Beverly Hills, Calif., where her basketball coach discovered that she was a natural sprinter (11.7-second run).

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