Congrats Drink Chia Friend Justin Gatlin: Ebony Magazine Power 100

Ebony Magazine Power 100 magazineBig congrats goes out to our good friend, Olympic Gold Medalist and Fastest Man in America Justin Gatlin! Ebony Magazine recognized him on its prestigious Power 100 list of the nation’s most influential African Americans.  Color us THRILLED that the rest of the world is catching on to what we already knew.

Justin Gatlin

“To be recognized as a power player in American sports is a true honor!  It gives me motivation to make strides in my sport for the next three years,” Justin says.

In case you missed it, Justin chatted with our own Chia Doc earlier this year about injury recovery.  Read more here.  Really, click the link.  I promise it will inspire you regardless of how fast you sprint.

Justin’s power extends beyond the track.  He shakes up the planet and returned from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic last month. He built and painted houses for earthquake survivors.  We swiped these amazing pictures from his Instagram.  How much do you love those sweet faces?

Justin Gatlin instragram, Dominican Republic mission trip

“Giving back is the foundation to success,” he tells us.

We couldn’t agree more!  Here’s to shakin’ it in Rio 2016!