Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce gave a moving address to the GraceKennedy business conference yesterday - an eloquent, lively presentation without the aid of a script. She explained that despite being disappointed on not being awarded the RJR National Sportswoman Trophy before, she stayed focused and never lost faith in herself.
|Shelly-Ann with GraceKennedy CEO Don Wehby|
|From Gleaner: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (left) accepts her Sportswoman of the Year trophy from Milton Samuda at last Friday's RJR National Sportsman and Sportswoman Awards ceremony at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel. - Winston Sill/Freelance Photographer|
Last year, she told us, she was determined to finish her degree at UTECH and win the Olympic Gold in London. She described how she would load her car each morning with books, training gear, power bars, knowing that her class-study-training would not see her home till nine at night. She gave kudos to her supportive husband for standing by her through those tough times.
To the GraceKennedy team members, she advised, "Go for the 100 percent! Continue to work, have faith, energy and focus!"