Cullen Jones

Black swimmers Simone Manuel, Lia Neal,(pictured, bottom middle) and Natalie Hinds achieved history recently by sweeping the NCAA Women’s Division I Championship. Manuel and Neal,…

Cullen Jones Place of residence:  Charlotte, N.C. Why he is a Game Changer: How do you top being only the second African American to win…

When he was a kid, Cullen Jones (pictured) almost drowned as a kid at a Pennsylvania water park. Now, after snagging another gold and two…

Cullen Jones, a 2011 member of TheGrio’s 100, is headed back the Olympics. Jones earned the honor of ‘America’s fastest swimmer’ Sunday night in the U.S. Men’s swimming Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska. Jones bested Anthony Evans by 1/100th of a second to take the top spot in men’s 50 freestyle. The Charlotte Observer has […]

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New York — When Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones was five-years old, he swam to a part of the pool he wasn’t supposed to – the deep end. That day he nearly drowned and lost his life. But instead of allowing the fear to engulf him, Jones went ahead and asked his parents to teach […]