2006

  • 2006 Olympics - Torino, Italy - 6th place
  • Annie Glenn Award
  • Children's Hearing Institute -                                            Hearing Hear-O Award
  • 2003

  • Dodge National Athletic Olympian Award
  • United States Olympic Committee -                               Team of the Year Award
  • 2002

  • 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist - Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1st Person of African Descent to Win a Gold Medal in the Winter Olympics
  • U.S. Olympic Spirit Award
  • Victor Award
  • Live The Dream Award
  • Essence Magazine - 50 of the Most Inspiring African-Americans
  • Ebony Magazine - 57 of the Most Intriguing Blacks
  • People Magazine - 50 Most Beautiful People
  • US Sports Academy - Alabama Athlete of the Year
  • Rainbow/PUSH Coalition - The Wilma Rudolph Athlete of the Year Award
  • Citizenship Through Sports Alliance Award
  • Honorary Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
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    2000
  • Placed 13th at the Summer Olympic Trials in Sacramento, CA.
  • 1996
  • Placed 12th at the Summer Olympic Trials in Atlanta, GA.
  • Other Awards
  • 35 Time Conference Champ
  • 6 Time Conference MVP
  • 7 Time NCAA All-American
  • 4 Time Top Ten U.S. Ranking in the Long Jump
  • 7 Time USATF National Champs Qualifier
  • 1996 Penn Relay Long Jump Champion
  • 2 Time USATF Long Jump Finalist
  • Member of US Olympic Festival Team
  • Chosen to Compete in the World University Games
  • Captain UAB Track & Field Team (4 years)

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