DeVry University Celebrates the Accomplishments of its Team USA Student Athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., August 26, 2016 - DeVry University congratulates the nine student athletes on Team USA for their outstanding performances at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. These U.S. Olympians also continuing their education at DeVry University or its Keller School of Management or are recent graduates.

The Team DeVry student athletes who competed include:


• Adeline Gray

  Technical Management (2016 grad)   Quarterfinals in women’s wrestling

• Kathryn Johnson

  Business Administration  

5th in women’s rugby


Keller Graduate School of Management

• Lauren Crandall

  MBA (2015 grad)  

5th in women’s field hockey

• Victoria Folayan


5th in women’s rugby

• Kelly Griffin


5th in women’s rugby

• Jessica Javelet


5th in women’s rugby

• Chaunte Lowe

  Accounting & Financial Management  

4th in women’s high jump

• Jillion Potter


5th in women’s rugby

• Kara Winger


13th in women’s javelin throw

“On behalf of all of us at DeVry University, I congratulate our Team DeVry athletes for proudly representing our country and our school at this year’s Olympic Games,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “They are an inspiration for our students, alumni, faculty and colleagues with all they have and continue to accomplish. It is an honor to support the athletes on Team USA as they pursue their athletic and career goals.”

DeVry University is an official education provider of the United States Olympic Committee. There are 125 Team USA student-athletes currently enrolled at DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management; to date, more than 50 have graduated.

To learn more about the DeVry student-athletes on their Road to Rio, go to

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DeVry University strives to close society’s opportunity gap by preparing learners to thrive in careers shaped by continuous technological change. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs onsite and online within six areas of study: Accounting, Business, Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Media Arts & Technology. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, The university’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. To learn more, visit


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