Carmelita Jeter, the second-fastest woman in history, is an Olympic sprinter. She won several gold, silver, and bronze medals at the 2012 London Olympics.
In addition to breaking record after record, Carmelita is deeply committed to giving back to the community in which she grew up.
She was named an Ambassador for Healthy Compton, a three-year citywide initiative designed to promote a healthy lifestyle among Compton, California residents.
As of 2019, the athlete is doing what she enjoys and living her dream.
Carmelita Jeter’s Family and Age
Carmelita Jeter was born on November 24, 1979, in Los Angeles, California. She was raised in Southern California and began her athletic career in basketball, a sport in which her family excelled.
But it wasn’t until high school that she discovered her passion for speed. Her coach even suggested she join the track team during her freshman year so she could stay in shape during the off-season.
She arrived at track practice wearing basketball high-top sneakers and shorts.
Carmelita went on to run an 11.7 during that track season, demonstrating her obvious talent.
After graduating from high school, she joined the Dominguez Hills track team at California State University and became the school’s first U.S. Olympic trials qualifier.
Carmelita graduated with a degree in Physical Education and went on to become the college’s most famous track and field athlete.
In terms of family, she has a younger brother named Eugene Jeter, who is a professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings.
She refers to her father as her “ROCK,” and she claims that no words can describe how amazing he is. She considers her mother to be her “ROCK,” her best friend, and everything else.
She adores and admires her family, from whom she has learned many valuable lessons.
Carmelita Jeter: Husband / Boyfriend?
In her lifetime, the beautiful athlete must have attracted the attention of many handsome hunks.
She hasn’t said much about her personal life, but in 2016, she mentioned Jason McGee as her boyfriend. However, nothing juicy is known about their relationship, and they stopped commenting on each other’s posts after 2016. (Cialis online) So it’s unclear whether they were dating or if Jason was her boyfriend.
In 2016, she read an article claiming she was married, which she stated on Twitter on August 15, 2016, saying, “Sooooooo I just read an article claiming I was married. “Well, I must have slept through the I DO’s at some point.”
Carmelita must have dated in private but never told anyone. Her love life is still a mystery, but she may be planning to begin a new chapter in her life with her future husband.
Hopefully, she will open the curtains on her romantic side someday.