Lolo Jones Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Lolo Jones is a track and field and bobsled athlete from the United States who specializes in the 60 and 100-meter hurdles. While at Louisiana State University, she won three NCAA championships and earned 11 All-American awards. She has also won indoor crowns in the 60m hurdles in 2007, 2008, and 2009, as well as gold medals at the World Indoor Championships in 2008 and 2010.
She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 5, 1982. Lolo is a passionate follower of Jesus Christ. Lori Jones and James Jones are her parents. Lolo’s mother raised her and her siblings while her father was in the Air Force and eventually in state jail for the majority of her life. Lolo Jones attended Theodore Roosevelt High School and followed her passion for track and field. She left her mother to attend Theodore Roosevelt, and she lived with four different families throughout her high school years.
She attended Louisiana State University after high school and rapidly established herself as one of the greatest hurdlers in college.
Early on in your career
Lolo Jones finished her education in 2005 and decided to devote her entire life to the sport of ‘track and field.’ Her hard work and dedication paid off, and she won the Torino Memorial tournament in 2006. Lolo appeared to be on top of her game in 2008, winning the USA Outdoor Championship as well as the USA and World Indoor Championships.
A career in the field
After a dismal performance at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Outdoor Trials, Lolo Jones finished second in her first professional meet in Stuttgart. She did, however, win her first national title at the 2007 USA Indoor Championships. Lolo entered the 2008 season with the goal of qualifying for the 2008 Summer Olympics, and she opened the indoor season with second-place finishes in the 60m hurdles in Glasgow, Stuttgart, and Gothenburg. Jones began the 2009 indoor season in Europe with a fantastic effort and victory in the 60m hurdles at Birmingham, with a time of 7.82 seconds.
Similarly, she defended her 60m hurdles Indoor World Title in Doha in 2010 and set a new American record in the process. However, after hitting the third hurdle in a race in Glasgow in 2011, she finished fourth.
Condition of Health
Lolo Jones has been suffering from health issues for some time before being diagnosed with a tethered spinal cord. She even had surgery in November 2011 and qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics just one year later. She, on the other hand, did not fare well at the 2012 Olympic Games. Lolo made the U.S. women’s bobsled squad for the World Cup in October 2013.
On August 4, 2012, The New York Times’ Jere Longman harshly criticized Lolo Jones. The criticism stemmed from her exotic attractiveness and a sad and deceptive marketing effort.
Lolo Jones has made the news on multiple occasions due to her tendency of expressing her own opinions on social media. She frequently expresses her frustrations and anger on social media, and she frequently creates problems for herself.
Body Measurements and Net Worth
Lolo Jones, as an athlete, has a highly healthy and fit body. She stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 73 kilograms. Her estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.
|Birth Name||Lori Susan Jones|
|Father||James Jones, Sr.|
|Birth Place/City||Des Moines, Iowa|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Weight in KG||73 kg|
|Education||Louisiana State University|
|Awards||VISA Humanitarian Athlete of the Year Award 2008|
|Movies||Navy Seals Vs. Zombies|
|TV Show||Dancing with the Stars|
|Siblings||Angelia Jefferson, James Jones Jr.|