Lolo Jones is a talented American hurdler who is popular for having specialized herself in the category under 60 meters and the 100 meters hurdles relay. She is known for winning the honorable titles in the All American honors during her graduation time in the Louisiana University.

Her approach toward an athletic career is quite enthusiastic and her struggling days has made her gain much patience to go on with hard and tireless continuous training sessions. She is really worth to be mentioned as one of the successful American athletes in the category of hurdles and today she has a marvelous net worth estimated somewhere around $ 1.5 million dollars.

Early life

If reviewed deeply and delicately within a glittering story remains a struggle that makes it a success story. Lolo Jones is one such famous person who has struggled a lot with scripting her success story.

She was born in Des Moines, Iowa on 5th August 1982. Being the winner of USA Championships and the award winner for World Championship is crossing the hurdles; she has proved to be the epitome of patience and sincerity.

She was born to a single mother with five other siblings. Her mother was constantly in the move, and this made her living in different conditions each time. She is known to come from a descent of African, American, French and Norwegian. It is from records; her parent’s name has been known, her mother is Lori Jones, and her father is James Jones. Jones even had the experience to live in the basement of a church building for some time. The vagabond life forced Jones to keep on changing her schools until she reached her high school.

She received her early education from the At Theodore Roosevelt High School. She decided to live away from her mother to focus on her career and proceed with her track events schedules. She got graduated from the Louisiana Universities

She started staying with different families who made her get with her career. She remained focused on her studies throughout her childhood. Jones successfully won the Gatorade Iowa Track and the honored as the Field Athlete of the Year.When Jones finally succeeded in entering the college campus, she proved herself to be counted among the best athlete in the category of hurdles.

In the year 2002, she participated in the NCAA Track and Field Championship and won over 100 meters in the hurdles segment. She proudly participated in the 100 meters relay race and turned out to be the runners-up representing the team. In the year 20333 and the very next year 2004, Jones went for winning the Indoor Hurdles Events that was being held at the NCAA Championships.


Just after completing her studies in the year 2005, Jones decided to step into the hard track of violent training for proceeding with a fabulous career. She soon participated in a championship and won the Toronto Memorial Event in the year 2006.

She was even successful to win the Ostrava Track Event as well as was successful in the achieving the game in Heusden Track event.Lolo finished off in the second position on participating in the professional meet held at Stuttgart, just after her disappointing performance in the 2004 US Olympics Outdoor Trials.

In the year 2008, she started concentrating in the sessions of Summer Olympics and was soon successful in achieving the second position in the Summer Olympics and the indoor Championships event were just on her way. Then she went for participating in the indoor events where she was placed in the second position. The event was held in Glasgow, Stuttgart and the 60 m hurdles event was held in Gothenburg.

She soon started with the indoor season held in Europe and displayed her techniques with the short timing of 7.82 seconds in the city of Birmingham. She was performed brilliantly in her 60 m segment. In the year 2011, she performed at Glasgow and finished off in the fourth position after wrongly hitting the hurdle. She even had surgery on her Spinal cord, but still continued with her athletics brilliantly.

Personal life

The talented athlete Lolo Jones is far away from the dating and relationships. She has a huge fan following and is really active on social media its but distinctly remains away from social interactions.

In one of her interviewed screened in the channel HBO’S Real Sport in the year 2012, she clarified that she is a virgin and wants to preserve her virginity. She declares that remaining a virgin is the hardest of all achievement, it is even harder than the hard training sessions for the Olympic and graduating from college.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Lolo Jones

Date of Birth: 5th August 1982

Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa

Age: 36 years old

Profession: Athlete in the hurdles segment

Height: 5 feet 9 inches

Weight: 73 kg

Net worth: $ 1.5 million dollars