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Dana and Adrian
Biography

High School Sweethearts/Married


Adrian Davis

Age:  40
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Connection to your teammate: High School Sweethearts who met while attending Los Angeles High School
Current Occupation: Medical Sales
Pet peeve about your teammate: Her double standards on household issues
Favorite hobbies: Weight lifting, golfing and playing “Texas Hold'em”
Achievements: I graduated from San Jose State University as a first generation college graduate
Lifelong to do list: Raise my children to be healthy, contributing members of society and then help raise my grandchildren to be the same
If I could switch places with someone: I would not want to switch places with anyone.
Role Model/Hero:  Tom Hicks, the owner of the Texas Rangers
What are you passionate about: Running my own company
What would you do if you won the million dollars: Pay off debt and donate money to my church and the United Negro College Fund
People would be surprised to learn: With me there are no surprises...what you see is what you get
Favorite place you have ever visited: Hawaii
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Making the right choices under pressure and not arguing
What did you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks) I'd like to show the unity that can exist between husband and a wife

Dana Davis

Age: 39
Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Connection to your teammate: High School Sweethearts who met while attending Los Angeles High School
Current Occupation: Market Manager
Pet peeve about your teammate: His obnoxious burps
Favorite hobbies: Swing dancing, taking spontaneous trips and fine dining
Achievements: Earning a Masters Degree from University of Texas at Arlington with three kids under 6. Owning a property management and real estate firm with my husband and purchasing my first home by the age of 22
Lifelong to do list: To share my story of overcoming abuse and a failed restaurant business at the age of 23. Also, to do more traveling, enter a national dance competition and complete a book that I started on adversity
If I could switch places with someone: Oprah
Role Model/Hero: Jesus Christ is my role model. My mother is my hero
What are you passionate about: Compelling others to think and live outside the ordinary by sharing my stories of victory
What would you do if you won the million dollars: Give to meaningful organizations (United Way, YMCA, etc), save and have a little fun
People would be surprised to learn: That my spouse and I have enjoyed each other for 26 years and I am not even 40 yet
Favorite place you have ever visited: Puerto Vallarta
Biggest challenge you and your teammate will face on the Race together: Not holding it against my husband if he is responsible for us losing
What do you hope to accomplish by running the Race (other than winning one million bucks)? Showing that high school sweethearts can still love, respect and have fun with each other while trying to accomplish a common goal