Dina Asher-Smith Parents: Meet Julie Asher-Smith
Geraldina Asher-Smith is an English sprinter. She is the fastest British woman in recorded history and has been listed in the Powerlist as one of the UK’s most influential people of African-Caribbean descent, most recently in the 2021 edition.
Asher-Smith has won a gold medal in the 200 m, silver in the 100 m, and another silver in the 4×100 m relay at the 2019 World Championships, breaking in the individual races her own British records with results that still stand.
Aged 24, she was the first Briton to win three medals at a World Championships. At the relay event, she earned medals from the 2016 Rio Olympics and 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and also from the 2013 and 2017 World Championships.
Winston and Julie Asher-Smith are Dina’s parents.
Who is Julie Asher-Smith?
Winston and Julie Asher-Smith are Dina’s parents. They both moved to the UK after leaving their native Jamaica and reared Dina there following her birth in 1995.
Julie Asher-Smith is the mother of Dina Asher-Smith. Asher-Smith attended Perry Hall Primary School.
From 2008 to 2014, she attended Newstead Wood School in Orpington. Asher-Smith achieved 9 A stars in her GCSEs.
In August 2014, Asher-Smith got 3 As for her A-Level exam results which allowed her entry into King’s College London to study history. Upon receiving the results, she called it “the best morning” of her life. She graduated with a 2:1 BA in 2017.