Big congrats goes out to our good friend, Olympic Gold Medalist and Fastest Man in America Justin Gatlin! Ebony Magazine recognized him on its prestigious Power 100 list of the nation’s most influential African Americans. Color us THRILLED that the rest of the world is catching on to what we already knew.
“To be recognized as a power player in American sports is a true honor! It gives me motivation to make strides in my sport for the next three years,” Justin says.
In case you missed it, Justin chatted with our own Chia Doc earlier this year about injury recovery. Read more here. Really, click the link. I promise it will inspire you regardless of how fast you sprint.
Justin’s power extends beyond the track. He shakes up the planet and returned from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic last month. He built and painted houses for earthquake survivors. We swiped these amazing pictures from his Instagram. How much do you love those sweet faces?
“Giving back is the foundation to success,” he tells us.
We couldn’t agree more! Here’s to shakin’ it in Rio 2016!