World Famous Olympian
About Jesse Owens:
Jesse Owens was an outstanding athlete in track and field. He set countless records, won many championships and college events, and later won four Olympic gold metals in the 1936 Olympic Games.
Who was Jesse Owens?
Three words to describe Owens would be:
- Determined "We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort." - Jesse Owens
- Strong "The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at." - Jesse Owens
- Optimistic "Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it." - Jesse Owens