Carmelita Jeter: Popcorn, purses, parts

Updated: June 24, 2014, 9:35 AM ET
By Leslie Goldman | Special to espnW

Age: 33

Birthplace: Torrance, Calif.

Twitter handle: @CarmelitaJeter

Twitter followers: 45,982

Fifteen things you don't know about Carmelita Jeter:

1. When Carmelita was a high school freshman at Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.), her basketball coach suggested she try out for the track team to stay in shape during her offseason. She showed up to tryouts wearing basketball high-tops and crushed the 100 meters in 11.7 seconds.

2. ...

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