LAURYN WILLIAMS, Olympic Sprinter, Bobsledder, Professional, Motivational Speaker.
A fierce competitor, Williams is also known for her fresh-faced smile and personable nature on and off the track.
She began her career as an athlete at the University of Miami and competes internationally representing the United States in World Championships and Olympic Games around the world.
Lauryn’s wonderful story of hard work, dedication and perseverance continually inspires and motivates people of all ages.
As 3x time Olympian, Lauryn knows the hard work and dedication required to take bobsled to the next level and bring home a medal; she has a work ethic matched by few.
From an early age, her parents stressed the importance of education and the message stuck. While succeeding on the track, Lauryn also succeeded and excelled in the classroom.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Miami in 2004, and even gave the commencement address at her own graduation. She also obtained a Florida Real Estate Sale Associate license in 2006.
Additionally, during the 2008 Olympic year, while training full time to make the Olympic team, she also managed to simultaneously work on a Master of Business Administration degree, which she received from the University of Phoenix, AZ in 2009.
Recently, Lauryn was struck with a passion for empowering athletes with financial literacy and stability so she completed the course work for Certified Financial Planning and will soon take the exam for CFP certification.
After Lauryn brought home a 2014 Winter Olympic medal,she began working with other Olympians and other athletes to help improve their financial literacy and stability in an effort to continue making a difference in the sporting world, which she continues doing today.
- 100m Personal Best – 10.88
- 200m Personal Best – 22.27
- 2012 4 x 100m Olympic Gold Medalist
- 2008 Olympian
- 2007 World Championship 100m Silver Medalist
- 2007 4 x 100m World Champion
- 2006 World Indoor 60m Silver Medalist
- 2005 4 x 100m World Champion
- 2005 World Champion 100m
- 2004 Olympic 100m Silver Medalist
- 2004 3rd in 100m at the US Olympic trials
- 2004 NCAA 100m Champion
- 2003 Pan Am 100m and 4x100m relay Gold Medalist
- 2002 World Junior Gold Medalist 100m, Silver in 4×100 relay
- 2002 US Junior 100m Champ
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-Business: NOT FINISHED YET