Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame

Join us for the 2019 Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame Induction - Event Date TBD

Jocelyn Penn
Jocelyn Penn
Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Meadowcreek High School, Class of 2003 | Basketball
  • Basketball forward Meadowcreek HS
  • High game of 35 pts and 21 rebounds
  • Ranks 4th in school history for career scoring 1,939 pts
  • Gwinnett County Player of the Year (2003)
  • South Carolina Gamecocks Women’s Basketball (1998-2003)
  • Scored a South Carolina school-record 51 points vs. Stetson
  • SEC All-time leader in steals
  • One of three women in NCAA history to score 50 or more pts in a game
  • Averaged 23.9 points and 8.1 rebounds as a senior
  • United States Basketball Writers Association All-American Team (2003)
  • Named Nike and Reebok All American
  • Finalist for prestigious Naismith & CLASS Awards
  • Fourth in USC history with 1,903 points
  • First-round pick in WNBA draft to Charlotte Sting (2003)
  • Washington Mystics (2004-2005)
Josh Wolff
Josh Wolff
Hall of Fame Class 2013 | Parkview High School | Soccer
  • Helped U.S. to best-ever finish in the World Cup, advancing to the quarterfinals
  • Started and assisted first goal of World Cup win over Mexico
  • Played every minute for U.S. in fourth-place finish at 2002 Olympics U.S. National Team Man of the Match twice
  • Once in World Cup qualifying win over Mexico
  • MLS player since 1998 for Chicago Fire and Kansas City Wizards
  • Voted U.S. Soccer Youth Player of the Year in 1998
  • Led Parkview to two state titles with 64 career goals
  • Helped Panthers to 57-match streak without a loss
  • Represented the United States in the 2002 and 2006 World Cups
  • Pushed the US to their best-ever Quarterfinal finish in 02' World Cup with an assist in the 2nd Round win over Mexico
  • At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, led the US team in scoring, giving the US its highest finish of 4th Place
  • Played 14 years in MLS, playing for the Chicago Fire, Kansas City Wizards, and DC United, finished career with 80 goals, 49 assists in 267 games
  • Won an MLS Championship in 98', and 3 US Open Cup Championships in 98', 00', 04'
  • Voted US Soccer Youth Player of the Year in 1998
  • Voted Georgia High school Soccer Player of the Year in 1995
  • Helped Parkview Panthers to a 57-match unbeaten streak, winning two State Titles and scoring 64 career goals
  • Retired at end of 2012 season and is currently an assistant coach at DC United

National Soccer's Hall of Fame 2017 nominee

Juan Daniels
Juan Daniels
Hall of Fame Class 2016 | Norcross High School, Class of 1991 | Football
  • Star wide receiver at Norcross
  • Caught 50 passes for 1,237 yards at Norcross (1991)
  • All-State Punter (1990, 1991)
  • First Place Class AAAA state title in triple jump (1992)
  • Led University of Georgia in receiving with 46 catches for 726 yards (1995)
  • Career totals of 2,000 receiving yards and 16 touchdown catches
  • Ranks sixth in Bulldog history with 120 catches
  • Played in NFL of Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals
  • Member of Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe
  • Member of Nashville Kats of Arena Football League
  • Member of United States Flag and Touch Football League Hall of Fame
Kibwé Johnson
Kibwé Johnson
Hall of Fame Class 2014 | North Gwinnett High School, Class of 2000 | Track/Field
  • Pan-American Games, hammer throw silver medalist – 2007
  • USA Track and Field National Title, weight throw – 2008
  • 3x USA Champion
  • Pan-American Games, gold medalist – 2011
  • Pan-American Games record holder
  • Only third American to pass 80 meters in hammer throw
  • Represented US in World Championships – 2007, 2011
  • US Olympian, 2012, first to make the final since 1996
  • Highest world ranking of 3rd – 2011 (allathletics.com)
  • 2x GA state HS champion - discus
  • NCAA all –division record holder 35lb weight throw
  • 3rd person ever to throw 35lb weight 25m (82’)
  • Best discus/hammer combination all-time
  • Starred in Football and track at NG
  • All conference selection- SS Moorpark Junior College Football 10-1 (2002)
  • NCAA Field Athlete of the Year – 2007
  • 3x NCAA Champion
  • Sponsors New York Athletic Club and NIKE
Kyle  Maynard
Kyle Maynard
Hall of Fame Class 2017 | Collins Hill High School, Class of 2004 | Wrestling
  • GNC's World's Strongest Teen (2004), after successfully butter?y pressing 23 repetitions of 240 lbs.
  • Wrestled in the state & national championships (2004)
  • Honorary bachelors of Public Service from Edinburgh University (2006) 
  • Featured in ESPN/Net?ix documentary "A Fighting Chance"
  • Delivered opening ceremonies speech for over 15,000 participants at the Junior Olympics
  • Delivered closing keynote speech for the National Speakers Association annual convention
  • Becoming one of the youngest, if not the youngest, speaker ever to do so.
  • Made dozens of appearances on ESPN, CNN, HBO, ABC, CBS, as well as international print/digital media.
  • Featured in Nike commercial "Unlimited Will", Named by Adweek as the most memorable of all commercials aired during the 2016 Olympics.
  • First quadruple amputee to ?ght in Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt
  • Spoken to thousands of active-duty military and wounded American veterans
  • Spoken more than 900 times to hundreds of thousands of people on ?ve continents
  • First quadruple amputee to reach the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro & Mount Aconcagua
  • Two-time ESPY award winner - Best athlete with a disability ESPN
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services Highest Recognition Award
  • Gym Owner No Excuses CrossFit (Suwanee, GA)
  • Author of "No Excuses", Regnery Publishing, NY Times bestseller The true story of a congenital amputee who became a champion in wrestling and in life.
  • Public Speaker, Washington Speakers Bureau, Keppler Speakers, Speak Inc., JCL Management