I met Thea when I went on location to photograph a branding session for my awesome Sorority sister. As I was waiting on my client to finish some things, I had a chance to strike up a conversation with Thea.  In our brief conversation I learned that she had recently graduated from University of Maryland and this daughter of two Ph.Ds. I also learned that at the time she was vying for a spot as a triple jumper in the 2016 summer Olympics to represent her country of Dominica.

This week I learned that she had made the team and will in fact be representing her country! I’m super proud of her and will be rooting for her (and Team USA lol).

Thea represents Dominica’s national track and field team as a triple jumper. She currently holds the triple jump record for the University of Maryland and the national record for triple and high jumps in Dominica.