Sunday, January 29, 2012
FRANCHON CREWS (Middleweight 132lb/75kg)
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Age started boxing: 16
Highlights: Five time USA National Champion. Three time Golden Gloves Champion.
Nickname: “The Heavy Hitting Diva”. Franchon was once a contestant on American Idol.
Franchon Crews is a busy woman. Her days start at dawn and usually end at midnight. In addition to her grueling training sessions, she takes care of her disabled mother and works forty hours a week as a barista and waitress.
Franchon draws inspiration from her mother. She says, “She never gave up on me. She was always there. Even when it seemed like she was about to die, she just told me to keep on moving.” Listen to more above.