Bruce Jenner, fully William Bruce Jenner

Bruce
Jenner, fully William Bruce Jenner
1949

U.S. Track and Field Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Socialite and Television Personality, known principally for winning the gold medal for decathlon in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics, Transgender

Author Quotes

I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years.

It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don't see things backwards.

Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn't my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don't love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it.

Am I saying goodbye to something? I'm saying goodbye to people's perception of me and who I am.

I still have nightmares about taking tests.

It's about working when nobody's watching.

We put so much pressure on kids to excel in school at such a young age.

As of now, I have all the male parts.

I thought everybody else was doing much better than I was.

It's not that I'm trying to dress up as a woman, I've spent my whole life dressing as a man.

When the time comes for your brain to process the information, the second word comes up faster than the first one. So when it's in your head, all of a sudden, it comes out backwards and you think of the word backwards.

Be true to yourself, be your own person ? and be caring to others, as well.

I was a dyslexic kid.

Kim told me a story, she goes, 'You know what really turned me around on thinking about this?' And I said 'What?' She goes 'Kanye.'.

Why do you guys have to take pictures of yourself all the time?

First of all, I try to be a positive role model.

I was growing up in the 50's and 60's. Back then they didn't even know what dyslexia was.

Kimberly has been by far the most accepting ? Kim says, 'girl you have to rock it baby!'

Why is everything with this family so difficult?

For all intents and purposes, I am a woman.

I would sit in church and I would always wonder ? In God's eyes how He would see me ? This is my cause in life ? This is why God put me on this Earth ? to deal with this issue.

Kris is a good woman, I got no complaints with her. Honestly, if she had been really good with it, understanding, we'd still be together.

You will face obstacles. Don?t let them scare you. Fear is part of the game. Trying things outside of your comfort zone is essential, because your ability to grow as a person is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can handle. So be strong and fearless on this journey we call life.

God's looking down making little Bruce. He's looking down and he says, 'Okay, what are we going to do with this one?' ? God looks down, chuckles a little bit and says, 'Lets give him a soul of a female!?

If I had not been dyslexic, I wouldn't have needed sports. I would have been like every other kid. Instead, I found my one thing, and I was never going to let go of it. That little dyslexic kid is always in the back of your head.

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First Name
Bruce
Last Name
Jenner, fully William Bruce Jenner
Birth Date
1949
Bio

U.S. Track and Field Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Socialite and Television Personality, known principally for winning the gold medal for decathlon in the Montreal 1976 Summer Olympics, Transgender