Shelly Ann Fraser - - Jamaica Raised in a one room tenement in the toughest neighborhood in Jamaica, Fraser used running to advance her education. In addition to her gold medal at Beijing, she has a degree in Child developement and is a UNICEF ambassador.
Shelly-ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica ceelbrates winning gold in the Women's metres relay final at Hampden Park during day ten of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning the gold in the Women's Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)