The Rafer Johnson Breakfast with Champions
Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m.
Cal State University Long Beach Student Union
1212 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90815
About Rafer Johnson
For decades, Rafer Johnson has shined both on and off the sports field. In the 1960 Olympic Games, he was USA team captain and won the gold medal in the decathlon. In 1984, Rafer lit the cauldron to open the Olympics in Los Angeles.
While Rafer’s celebrity came from sports, he used his influence to change the world. Along with supporting dozens of charities, he founded Special Olympics California in 1969. Special Olympics Southern California will carry on Rafer’s legacy to be
“The Best We Can Be.”