- NAME: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
- OCCUPATION: Track and Field Athlete
- BIRTH DATE: March 03, 1962 (Age: 51)
- EDUCATION: University of California at Los Angeles
- PLACE OF BIRTH: East St. Louis, Illinois
- AKA: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
- Full Name: Jacqueline Joyner-Kersee
- Maiden Name: Jacqueline Joyner
- AKA: Jackie Joyner
- ZODIAC SIGN: Pisces
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One of the greatest athletes of all time, track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee has won three Olympic gold medals, as well as one silver and two bronze.
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Additionally, in 2007, Joyner-Kersee helped establish Athletes for Hope along with such sports heroes as Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali and Mia Hamm. This organization supports and encourages athletes "to make a difference in the world," according to its website.
Joyner-Kersee joined the board of the USA Track & Field organization in 2012.
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