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Allyson Felix's Net Worth Is Based On More Than Medals And Endorsements

Allyson Felix is nothing if not an all-American success story. She got her start as a regular track and field sprinter, then went on to become one of the biggest names in the sport. That’s thanks in no small part to her hard work, dedication, and coaching from the legendary Bobby Kersee, who has coached some of America’s most elite athletes in the Olympics. So notable is Felix in her field, in fact, that she was named the Sports Diplomacy Sports Envoy for the U.S. Department of State in 2014. In this role, Allyson Felix traveled to Brazil with Josh George to conduct clinics, speeches, and other events for disabled and marginalized youth. But don’t think she’s just defined by the Olympics. In a unique SportsAsToldByAGirl spotlight, it was revealed that Felix plans to eventually retire and become a teacher, like her mother once was. “After getting her tuition paid for by Adidas, she graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in elementary education,” they...