Cullen Jones

2-time Olympian; 4x Olympic Medalist (2 Gold, 2 Silver); 1st African-American to break a swimming World Record

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At the age of 5, Cullen Jones nearly drowned at a water park withhis family. Today, he is the most decorated African-Americanswimmer ever. Ever since his near drowning experience and learning to swim,Cullen has been determined to beat stereotypes and achieve his dreams of being a world-renowned swimmer.

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At the age of 5, Cullen Jones nearly drowned at a water park withhis family. Today, he is the most decorated African-American  swimmer ever.

Ever since his near drowning experience and learning to swim,Cullen has been determined to beat stereotypes and achieve his dreams of being a world-renowned swimmer.

In 2008, Cullen proved just that, as he became one of the fastestswimmers on the planet and only the second African-Americanin history to ever win an Olympic Gold medal in swimming. Hisjourney continued at the 2012 London Olympics where he wonSilver in the 50 Freestyle, and a Gold in the Men’s 4x100 and aSilver in the Men’s 4x100 Medley.

Today, Cullen is an ambassador for African-American swimmers as the face of Make A Splash!, a USA Swimming Foundation initiativeto educate children and their parents on the importance of watersafety and drowning prevention. He travels the country meeting with community leaders, parents and youth to help educate withhopes that he can change the national drowning rate one kid at atime.

A talented and dynamic speaker, Jones has spoken to universities, corporations and non-profits regarding his Olympic experiencesand overcoming the odds.

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Speaker Programs (Click on each program to view the description)

Overcoming Adversity
Drown Prevention & the Importance of Learning to Swim
Olympic Journey

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  • Sports

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