DeVry University Unveils Roster of Team DeVry Student-Athletes Competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Nine DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management students named to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., August 03, 2016 - DeVry University today announced the full roster of nine Team DeVry student-athletes who will compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Recently named to Team USA, these U.S. Olympians are also continuing their education at DeVry University or its Keller School of Management.

The Team DeVry student-athletes, their sport and degree programs are as follows:


  • Adeline Gray
      Wrestling       Technical Management (2016 grad)
  • Kathryn Johnson
      Rugby       Business Administration

Keller Graduate School of Management

  • Lauren Crandall
      Field Hockey       MBA (2015 grad)
  • Victoria Folayan
      Rugby       MBA
  • Kelly Griffin
      Rugby       MBA
  • Jessica Javelet
      Rugby       MBA
  • Chaunte Lowe
      Track and Field       Accounting & Financial Management
  • Jillion Potter
      Rugby       MBA
  • Kara Winger
      Track and Field       MBA

“We are thrilled to congratulate our Team USA student-athletes who have earned the honor to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “We know the incredible commitment and perseverance it has taken not only for them to succeed in athletics but also to simultaneously work equally as hard on their education. We admire their accomplishments, and we’re proud to support them on this incredible journey.”

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, nearly 50 have graduated.

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

About DeVry University

DeVry University is committed to helping students succeed in the classroom and in their careers. Since 1931, DeVry has focused on understanding and serving students and employers, meeting their unique needs by designing education for growing career fields and delivering it in new and compelling ways. Today, our students take advantage of a variety of learning options — on campus, online or in unique classrooms connected by immersive, interactive technology. In all of these environments, DeVry students are taught by faculty with real-world insights, while experiencing curricula that is shaped by input from industry leaders to ensure they obtain the critical knowledge and skills employers need.

DeVry University offers certificate, undergraduate and master’s degree programs in business, technology and healthcare technology, among others. The university is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, and is part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. For more information, visit us at

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