Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix (born November 18, 1985 in Los Angeles, California) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for the United States in the 200 meters. Felix, born and raised in southern California, is also a devout Christian and is the daughter of an ordained minister and professor of New Testament at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California. Felix sees her running ability as a gift from God, My faith is the reason I run – it calms my heart and makes everything feel like a lift. My speed is definitely a gift from Him and I run for His glory. Whatever I do He allows me to do it.” “