That’s right, former gymnast and Olympian Dominique Dawes is having a baby!
Now, how this has gone totally unnoticed for so long is actually pretty surprising because Dawes is still very active in various communities bringing about awareness for healthy living and lifestyles.
I don’t know about you but back in the day, Dominique Dawes was everything. She was the sole Black woman on the 1996 U.S. Olympics Team and represented in a major way. There were few young black girls at that time who didn’t want to be her: graceful and talented.
Many of us saw her during 2012 Olympics giving commentary on the Fierce Five, the Women’s Gymnastics Team, and it made us wonder, “Where has she been? What’s going on with her?” Well, no one could find out much information but as the pregnancy news has finally come to the light (she’s actually been talking about it on Twitter for months), information is trickling in little by little.
This is allegedly Dawes’ husband, Jeff Thompson:
He is a student advisor and religion teacher at a Catholic school in Maryland. He and Dawes have allegedly been married since May 2013 bur unfortunately, we can’t find one picture of them together. That shouldn’t come as too much of a shock because Dominique has always been private about her personal life. But at age 37, she’s about to have her first child!
Congratulations to Domique Dawes and her husband Jeff on their little bundle of joy on the way!