Florence Griffith Joyner
Florence Griffith Joyner was born in South Los Angeles December 21, 1959. She died September 21, 1998 at age 38. She was pretty young. She began running track at age 7 and also at age 14 she won the Jesse Owens Youth Games. She attended California State University
Her nickname is Flo-Jo. She became a track star. She coached Al Joyner, then she married him in 1987. In 1989 she told everybody she was retiring from track. She was a triple gold medallist in 1988 Olympic Games. She was the fastest woman in the world.
1999, by Alison, Fourth Grade