Michelle Carter
Michelle Carter Two-time Olympian, American Record Holder, 7-time USA Champion, 2015 World Championship Bronze Medalist, Ranked number 1 in the USA, and number 3 in the WORLD, Michelle Carter, has excelled at the national and international level of track and field for more than a decade. Michelle was also a stellar athlete in high school who won four back to back 4A track and field championships in the shot put and discus, garnering the state record in discus. Daughter of shot putter, 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist and San Francisco 49ers nose guard, Michael Carter, Michelle the former national girls’ prep record-holder in the shot put at 16.73m/54-10.75. Her father, Michael, is still the standing national boys’ prep record of 81-3.5, set in 1979. Michael and Michelle Carter are the only father-daughter duo of their kind.

Raised in Texas, Michelle Carter received a full track scholarship to The University of Texas, where she graduated in 2007 with a degree in Youth and Communities Studies, and a minor in Kinesiology. Making a name for herself, she has been featured in Essence Magazine, Dallas Morning News, ESPN, Network, ESPN The Magazine, NBC, The Sacramento Bee, Track and Field News in addition to many others. Michelle Carter is also a certified Professional Makeup Artist with a passion for beauty. Michelle uniquely blends her passion for throwing and beauty, forming the name “ShotDiva”.

Michelle is the founder of You Throw Girl Sports Confidence Camp, a sports camp that focuses on the complete female athlete through confidence building and athletic empowerment. As owner of Shot Diva’s Makeup, one of her favorite quotes is “When you look good…you feel good and you will do good”. She’s a firm believer in bringing beauty on the inside, out. Michelle has a passion for encouraging others to become all that they can be, to think outside the box, and surpass limitations. As one of her favorite scriptures, Philippians 4:13, states, “I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Knowing where her strength comes from she is ready to face all obstacles that come her way.