"I'm running for two kids to prove to them that they have no excuses. You have to work hard no matter what! I am an example of how hard you have to work. They get it firsthand so they'll have no choice but to work to be the best in anything they decide to do." – Lashinda Demus
As a mother, wife, and International athlete, Demus has become a decisive favorite. She is a role model to women around the world, providing enthusiasm and inspiration to mothers needing motivation as they attempt to balance their personal and professional lives. Demus' mother, her coach and a NCAA 400 meter champion, pushes Demus to the human limit. Through her success, Demus' family continually proves their ability to be strong willed, healthy, and active.