DeeDee has been sharing her motivational message all over the world. She uses her personal experiences as a 400 meter sprinter and her journey to the Olympic podium to motivate others to pursue and achieve their dreams. DeeDee believes that encouraging others to believe in themselves is one of her greatest gifts and purpose of her life
For the vast majority of DeeDee Trotter’s career, she was considered by most to be the underdog. She would learn to use this imposed title as sheer motivation to propel herself to many unpredicted triumphs. These accolades include 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Olympic Bronze Medalist, US Champion, and many other championship titles during her reign.
After competing 13 years as a professional athlete, DeeDee pursued her dream of becoming a professional pastry chef. At the age of 39, she graduated from the art institute of Atlanta with a perfect 4.0 GPA, which earned her Valedictorian and Top Pastry Students honors. DeeDee is now living her dream as the Pastry Sous Chef at one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Atlanta and she is also the Executive Chef of her own bakery, cleverly named, “Taste of Gold!
DeeDee Trotter is a former NCAA national champion in the 400m and competed in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics. In addition to her athletic accomplishments, DeeDee has found great passion and purpose in sharing her life experiences through being a professional keynote speaker. DeeDee believes strongly that her purpose in life is to use her story to inspire, motivate and help audiences from around the globe transform their lives, businesses and relationships.
DeeDee’s most requested motivational message. In this high energy presentation, DeeDee teaches how to transform pressure into positive power, and how to utilize other internal forces that we all have access to in order to transform our lives, businesses and relationships.
Truly ignites a fire within every person in the room as they share in DeeDee’s Olympic story. This message will open the audiences’ hearts & minds and enable them to understand the true meaning of the word “champion”.
This message encourages teams to work as a unit and focus on a common goal.