Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women's heptathlon and long jump. Sports Illustrated for Women named her the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century with six medals throughout her Olympic career (1984-2000). 

Joyner-Kersee is now 50 years old and lives with her husband in her hometown of East St. Louis, Ill. She is involved with a number of charities and continues to work as a mentor for children.

( Getty Images / July 26, 2012 )

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the women's heptathlon and long jump. Sports Illustrated for Women named her the Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th century with six medals throughout her Olympic career (1984-2000). Joyner-Kersee is now 50 years old and lives with her husband in her hometown of East St. Louis, Ill. She is involved with a number of charities and continues to work as a mentor for children.

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