Raquel Miller

USA Boxing

Birthdate: February 15, 1985
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
Height: 5-8
Weight class: Middleweight/165 lbs
Coach: Ben Bautista
Club name: Champ Nation Boxing
Began boxing: In 2010, I wanted to prove to myself I could do anything I put my mind to

2012 WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SILVER MEDALIST
2012 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION
U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS BRONZE MEDALIST

Hobbies outside of boxing: Traveling
Favorite boxer: Muhammad Ali because he wasn’t afraid to be himself and Andre Ward because of his skill and spirit
Greatest asset in the ring: Movement and speed
If Raquel wasn't boxing, she would be: Mentoring young girls
Biggest inspiration: God and people that love and believe in me
Greatest motivation: When someone tells me I can’t
Biggest goals in boxing: Win a gold medal in Rio 2016
Biggest goals outside of the ring: To own my own business, inspire others to reach their dreams no matter who they are
If Raquel could travel to anywhere in the world, she would go to: Africa
Favorite food: Red velvet cake
Favorite TV show: Forensic Flies
Favorite movie: Long Kiss Goodnight
Favorite training music: Hip hop or gospel
Favorite part of the Olympic Training Center: The feeling you get while here, the training, coaches and staff that go above and beyond to help you
Did you know? Raquel loves candy and shoes