Sharon Jewell

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Sharon Jewell (born 1960) is a former US Olympian in the sport of taekwondo.[1] She would train at Howard University under Dong Ja Yang.[2] Sharon would earn a bronze medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics.[1] While there she would meet and date Olympic wrestler, Rodney Smith.[1]

Her father, Jerry Donal Jewell, was the first African-American member of the Arkansas State Senate.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Fighting the good fights". Team USA. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Ebony". Retrieved 27 February 2015.