Star of the Month: Asafa Throwback


November 18, 2015
File To commemorate the XXIX Olympiad 2008 in Beijing, China, the Government of Jamaica through the Postmaster General this week release these three postage stamps and a First Day Cover. The stamps are of, from top left, Veronica Campbell, Asafa Powell and the women's 2004 Olympic 4 x 100 m relay team.
File Asafa Powell steps off after being handed a 'baton' by world's fatest man Usain Bolt. Both were doing a dance simulation of the their baton changeover in the Olympic Men's 4x100M relay at the Beijing Olympics in China.
File Asafa Powell, is not only good at the tracks, but is seen here keeping up the ball at Vaughn Powell Memorial Six-A-Side Soccer Tournament in honor of his brother at the Southeast Sports Complex in Decatur, Georgia on October 22, 2005.
File Former world record holder Asafa Powell is lifted by supporters at a homecoming event held at his parent's house in Angels, St Catherine, in 2009.
File Asafa Powell at the Miss Jamaica World Fashion Show in 2006.

In honour of our STAR of the month, Asafa Powell, we have decided to throw it back to Asafa's earlier days as Jamaica's heartthrob.

In addition to being one of the fastest men in the world, did you know Asafa also dabbles in football, modelling and even had a stamp made in his honour?

Check out these throwback pictures for more details.

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