Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Born: 03/03/1962 in East St. Louis, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (19)

The 1999 Trumpet Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

1998 Goodwill Games 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Goodwill Games Opening Celebration 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 76th Annual Miss America Pageant 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual CableACE Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

56th Annual King Orange Jamboree Parade 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Night of 100 Stars III 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1990 Goodwill Games 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

1988 Summer Olympic Games 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 21st Annual NAACP Image Awards 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Countdown to '88: The Seoul Games 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

16 Days of Glory: Seoul '88 (TV Show)

Actor

Atlanta's Olympic Glory (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

University of California (UCLA)

Los Angeles , California 1980 - 1985
Played in track & field and women's basketball teams

Milestones

2007

Co-founded charity organization Athletes for Hope

2004

Inducted into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

1998

Made heptathlon comeback with gold medal at Goodwill Games in New York, NY

1996

Joined women's professional basketball team the Richmond Rage; played only 17 games

1996

Won bronze medal in long jump at Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA; withdrew from heptathlon due to injury

1993

Starred in video release "Jackie Joyner-Kersee: Beyond the Bounds"

1992

Won second Olympic gold medal in heptathlon at Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain; also won bronze medal in long jump

1988

Won gold medals in heptathlon and long jump at Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea

1988

Established Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation

1987

Named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year

1986

Became first woman to score over 7,000 points in a heptathlon event during Goodwill Games in Moscow, Russia (then Soviet Union)

1986

Received Jesse Owens Award two years in a row

1984

Made Olympic debut at Summer Games in Los Angeles, CA; won silver medal in heptathlon

1980

While in high school, qualified for finals in Long Jump at Olympic Trials

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