ATLANTA (WAOK/TMZ)-16-year-old Gabby Douglas is reportedly being recruited by one of the most prestigious black universities in the country, Spelman College. According to the website TMZ, Spelman school president Beverly Daniel Tatum has even flown to London to let the young Olympian know of the school’s interest.
According to TMZ, Tatum went to London and made sure Gabby got a Spelman gift bag containing a congratulatory note, school t-shirt and a CD containing a song produced by the college.
Douglas is one of the most popular Olympians since winning the gold medal in the all around gymnastics competition in London. Douglas’ profile on the NBC Sports website was the most clicked of all profiles, with 18 million views. More than double the amount of number two athlete, swimmer Michael Phelps.