Olympic gold medalist swimmer, Colorado native Missy Franklin announces engagement

BUFORD, Ga. — Five-time Olympic gold medalist and Regis Jesuit High School graduate Missy Franklin shared a big announcement on social media on Sunday: She’s engaged.

The 23-year-old announced her engagement to boyfriend Hayes Johnson in an Instagram post on Sunday morning.

“Thank you for making this the easiest answer to any question I’ve ever been asked,” Franklin said in the post. “Yes. Yes. Yes. A million times over.”

Franklin grew up in Colorado before attending college at the University of California. Berkeley.

She made her Olympic debut at the 2012 games in London when she was 17 years old. She won four of the gold medals along with a bronze.

Johnson is also a swimmer who competed at the 2008 and 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials and was a finalist at the 2009 World Championship Trials.

He was also part of a NCAA national championship for the University of Texas.

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