More: How has age worked in your favor in terms of what you are doing right now to change lives?
ADF: I have been over 35 for some time now, and I honestly feel I have not aged a day past 17 [laughs]. Seriously, I am more mature, I know more and I have seen more. I appreciate what I have learned along the way and the experiences I have gone through. Now it is all about taking the next step.
More: You are a former Olympic athlete and medal winner. What qualities from your training and competing have carried over to your later life?
ADF: Having the understanding of why it is important to be part of a team, and knowing that with determination, nothing can stop you from achieving your dreams.
More: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
ADF: Being able to help people makes me happy.
More: If Hollywood wanted to make a movie about your life, name the actress you would love to see fill your shoes.
ADF: I will tell you something: I often get mistaken for Queen Latifah.
More: She is an accomplished actress and recording artist. Nice compliment.
ADF: What about me? I haven’t tried my chops at acting. Maybe I can play myself? [Laughs.]
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