In 2011, he attempted to run for a seat as a Democrat in the New Jersey Senate, but was removed from the ballot due to the state's residency requirement. G., which markets and brands products and services including his own.Lewis owns a marketing and branding company named C. Frederick Carlton Lewis was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 1, 1961, the son of William and Evelyn Lewis. His mother (née Lawler) was a hurdler on the 1951 Pan-Am team.Comparisons were beginning to be made with Jesse Owens, who dominated sprint and long jump events in the 1930s.
Lewis' chief rival in the long jump was predicted to be the man who last beat him: Larry Myricks.He set world records in the 100 m, 4 × 100 m and 4 × 200 m relays, while his world record in the indoor long jump has stood since 1984.His 65 consecutive victories in the long jump achieved over a span of 10 years is one of the sport's longest undefeated streaks.For the first time, Lewis was ranked number one in the world, in both the 100 m and the long jump.He won his first national titles in the 100 m and long jump. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States.