65; Consultant at Clear Strategies Group; volunteer Chairman for Memphis Convention Center Commission

FAVE FITNESS ACCOMPLISHMENT: Doing a 15-mile ride on the Greenline and any 18-hole golf game under 100.

RECENT RACES: Crosstown 5k

MEMORABLE FITNESS EVENT: The Cloisters Sea Island 5k. It was a great scenic run.

UP NEXT: Regional One – 1 miler, Orion 5k, and The Great American River Run

I LOVE MY SPORT: I like the individual effort and the challenge of setting goals and training to meet them.

INSPIRATION TO BE FIT: My inspiration is my personal desire to be healthy and live longer.

BUCKET LIST: I want to run and bike more in scenic locations.

GO-TO GEAR: Good running shoes, fashionable wear, and my Apple Watch to track my pace, heart rate, and time.

FAVORITE JAMS: Whatever Happens by Michael Jackson. It’s just the right tempo for me when changing my pace.

BEST EATS: At The Four Way Grill I like the Catfish fillets with yams and greens. I also enjoy the shrimp flatbread and wine bar at Seasons 52.

DREAM DINNER COMPANY: Penny Hardaway to discuss team building, inspiration, handling success, and diversity. ON MY NIGHTSTAND: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

PET PEEVE: Those who take the fun out of fitness with overly competitive goals.

MY FAV EXTRAVAGANCE: I enjoy traveling to beaches with historic areas nearby

Photo by Tindall Stephens