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2015 Brand+Aid Conference Keynote: Johnny Quinn, 2014 U.S. Olympian

Johnny Quinn is a 2014 U.S. Olympian in the sport of Bobsled. He has traveled the world with Team USA, where competition has taken him to Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Switzerland. During the Sochi Olympics, Johnny got stuck in his Olympic Village bathroom and had to break down the door. Johnny QuinnThe picture of the busted bathroom door has been retweeted over 28,000 times and seen by an estimated 10 million people around the world! Johnny has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, NBC Olympics, FOX Sports and competed on American Ninja Warrior. Johnny has toured The White House and met the President and First Lady. He even trained with a S.W.A.T team that showed him how to properly break down a door with a battering ram. Johnny is a former professional football player, spending time with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers and Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL. Only three people have played in the NFL and competed in the Winter Olympics (Herschel Walker, Jeremy Bloom and Johnny Quinn). He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Pre-Law and left as the school’s All-Time Leading Receiver. Johnny also walked-on to the track team and helped anchor the 4×100 relay to a NCAA Regional mark and the third fastest time in school history. In 2011, Johnny was inducted into the University of North Texas Hall of Fame as a first ballot candidate. In 2013, he was selected as one of two receivers for the UNT All-Century Team. Johnny grew up in McKinney, Texas, where he was an All-State receiver at McKinney High School. Despite leading the State of Texas in receptions and finishing second in receiving touchdowns at the Class 5A level, Johnny was a non-recruited student-athlete. He did not receive an athletic scholarship until two days before signing day. Johnny is the CEO and Founder of The Athlete Watch. The Athlete Watch is a pro-active leadership course in college recruiting helping student-athletes and their families search for scholarships. Johnny regularly speaks to audiences of all ages and backgrounds on topics such as: Goal Setting, Game Planning, Belief System, Faith Testimonial and Social Media Responsibility.

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