Bio : The East Family: Shawn Johnson & Andrew East
ABOUT THE EAST FAMILY:
Shawn Johnson Bio:
At 28 years old, American gymnast Shawn Johnson has accomplished a lifetime of achievements that include Olympic Medals, a New York Times best-selling book, several businesses, a career in broadcast, and a mirror ball trophy after winning Dancing With The Stars. Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Shawn’s girl next door charm led her to be named “America's Sweetheart.” After retiring from gymnastics in 2012, Shawn made appearances on several TV shows including The Apprentice and Adventure Capitalists. Shawn married Andrew East, with whom she has documented her life with on their shared Youtube channel which has over 100 million views and a podcast which has climbed to #2 on the overall charts.
Andrew East Bio:
Andrew East is an NFL athlete who most recently played with the Washington Redskins. He attended Vanderbilt University where he received his Bachelors in Civil Engineering as well as his Masters in Business while being a two-time captain for the football team. East gained visibility through the YouTube channel he and his wife Shawn Johnson started together which now has over 100 million views. His top 90 podcast titled Redirected focuses on those who, like him, have had interesting career pivots. The experience he has gained through his time in the digital space has led to coaching and consultation on behalf of Google for Fortune 500 companies for how to create engaging content. Andrew and Shawn recently welcomed their first child in October.