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Yona is a record breaking, world leading, Olympic diver. At 6ft 2 and one of the only black divers in the world, Yona has obliterated the stereotypes in sport, always with a smile on his face.

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Born in the UK, Yona represents Jamaica via his parent’s heritage. His career has always been an uphill struggle against the stereotypes in sport and diving. Through self-belief, hard work, relentless effort and a resilience against the doubters, Yona has proven the world wrong, being the first ever male diver to qualify for the Olympic Games from any Caribbean country.
Yona will guide you through the difficulties of being different in a sport and in the world, show you how to keep battling no matter what, and inspire you with his humor, friendly demeanor and beaming smile. He will connect with your class instantly.

Key Speaker

Yona Knight Wisdom OLY

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