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