The Reporter: Olympian visits Fairfield schools

By Richard Bammer/

She ranks among of the world’s fastest humans but did not look it on Friday, clad in a white T-shirt with 2012 Olympic team lettering, over frayed denim jeans, her sunglasses cocked back on her head.

Keshia Baker, a member of the United States’ gold medal-winning 400-meter relay team at the London Olympiad, looked more like a senior at Fairfield High, which she visited for the first time Friday since graduating in 2006.

Her much-anticipated visit included brief morning stops and talks in nearly 10 classrooms at the East Atlantic Avenue campus, where she fielded questions from students, their queries ranging from sources of motivation to “What goes through your mind before running?”

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