Wah Gwan?: 9 People of Jamaican Nationality That Surprised Me

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Sanya Richards

The track star, now Sanya Richards-Ross, was actually another individual born and raised in Jamaica for a short time. Kingston, Jamaica to be specific. Richards left Jamaica when she was 12 and was just recently declared a U.S. citizen in 2002. Since leaving Jamaica, the 400-meter fiend has won numerous World Championship accolades on the track all over the world. I definitely knew she was fast as hell, but I can’t say I knew she was Jamaican-born. But then again, I guess it all makes sense then…

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