Skip Navigation

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Donna Richardson

Council Member

Fitness & Aerobics Instructor

PCFSN Council Member - Donna Richardson-Joyner

Donna Richardson, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN), is recognized as one of the top fitness gurus in the world. She is a former National Aerobics Championship silver medalist, and is a member of the National Fitness Hall of Fame. She has starred in more than 25 award winning videos including her "Sweating in the Spirit" series and the bestselling "Buns of Steel." She is the creator of the #1 Inspirational Fitness Video series, "Body Gospel." She is the creator of GROW Green, Get Fit™, a 12-week curriculum and outreach program that educates and empowers schools and universities on how to grow "Gardens of Hope," eat healthier, become physically active, and give back to their communities. Additionally, Donna is a board member for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), the first African American and non-professional golfer to be given this honor. She served on the Women's Sports Foundation Board of Trustees, and currently is an Advisory Board Member for the Boys and Girls Club of America.

Full Bio
  • One of the top fitness gurus in the world.
  • National Aerobics Championship silver medalist.
  • Creator of GROW Green, Get Fit™.

Fun Facts

  • icon of a pin on a putting greenI love to golf.
  • icon of a football helmetI'm a huge Washington Redskins fan!
  • icon of a passportI love to travel and experience different cultures.
  • icon of a chicken and a waffleMy splurge is fried chicken and waffles.
Image of Donna Richardson Joyner running

Donna Richardson