16-year-old gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, has apparently been getting lots of calls for endorsement deals after she won Silver on the balance beam at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Her agent says Hernandez has officially accepted her first deal with Procter & Gamble.
Hernandez is now the new Crest and Orgullosa ambassador. Hernandez stated, “My motto in life is to embrace every moment. This is such an exciting time for me and I’m so proud, Orgullosa, to be a Crest athlete.”
Hernandez is the youngest of the “Final Five,” and the first Puerto Rican to make the U.S. gymnastics team since 1984. Orgullosa, which is the Spanish word for “proud,” is an online campaign created by Crest. The campaign is aimed to empower and celebrate Latinas.
Hernandez is surely a role model for young Latina girls everywhere. She already has her sights on working to make the Olympics team again in 2020. Hopefully we see more of Hernandez in the years to come. Read more on the story here.