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Retired U.S. Olympian Shawn Johnson speaking to students

U.S. Olympian, Entrepreneur Shawn Johnson East speaks at MSU

Retired U.S. Olympic gymnast and entrepreneur Shawn Johnson East spoke Tuesday [Nov. 1] at Mississippi State University about the importance of hard work and self-confidence in pursuit of one’s passion. Now a certified trainer for Nike, Johnson East said her lifelong pursuit of a career as an all-around gymnast always has centered around her love for the sport.

Photo by: Beth Wynn

November 1, 2016