BFSA Health and Wellness Forum: Ernestine Shepherd

Ernestine Shepherd is Baltimore's own fitness guru whose mantra for the past 20 years has been, "Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined—To be fit for life." She believes that it is never too late to become physically fit. Shepherd is the Guinness Book of World Records winner in the category of Oldest Female Bodybuilder, an award she received in March 2010 in Rome. She is featured in Ripley's Believe It or Not! as Granny's Six-pack.

She will discuss "Renewing Your Health at Any Age." The event, co-sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association and Johns Hopkins Human Resources, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, in Shriver Hall, Homewood campus. Admission is free.