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‘Breakfast Of Champions’ Wheaties Honors Serena Williams With Her Own Cereal Box
By Izza Sofia, 26 Jun 2019
Image via Jimmie48 Photography / Shutterstock.com
Cereal brand Wheaties has been celebrating athletes by featuring them on cereal boxes along with the tagline, “The Breakfast of Champions.”
This time, the brand has placed tennis star Serena Williams under the spotlight, and she is truly honored.
On Instagram, Williams announced her appearance on the Wheaties box, as well as paid tribute to the first Black female tennis player who featured on the packaging, Althea Gibson.
She also expressed her excitement about being highlighted by Wheaties via a blog post, adding that she had always dreamt of appearing on its cereal boxes. She now hopes to inspire younger girls to dream big, she added.
According to The Cut, Williams has won 72 career titles: 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles and two in mixed doubles. She is also a four-time Olympic gold medalist.
Wheaties also announced its cover star on Instagram with the hashtag, ‘#ShesAChampion’.
[via The Cut, opening image via Jimmie48 Photography / Shutterstock.com]
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