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Jackie Joyner-Kersee stands with her arms crossed

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Joins NRF's Board of Trustees

Jackie Joyner-Kersee has a long and distinguished career beginning as an outstanding high school athlete in East St. Louis, Illinois. She was unmatched as a basketball player and track athlete at Lincoln Senior High

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A group of youth smile and wave while wearing masks
Photo courtesy of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation

Grantee Spotlight: Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is one of the greatest American athletes of all time. She competed in the heptathlon and the long jump in four Olympic games, winning six medals. But before she became a track and field legend,

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