Kayla Harrison is 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and Professional Fighters League Lightweight star MMA fightwho rose against all odds to achieve her dreams. She defended her Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After retiring from Judo, Kayla created the Fearless Foundation to shine a light on the darkness that is child sexual abuse and to enrich the lives of survivors through education and sport.
My journey has in no way shape or form been easy. It wasn’t a straight line to the top. I went through some of the worst things a person can go through in life, but I think hitting rock bottom and being in a negative situation catapulted me into becoming who I am today. Like many success stories, sometimes you must go through some hard times to get to the good times.