In My Own Words

Only The Strong Survive

We’ve all seen, heard and some of us have even tattooed the phrase, “Only the Strong Survive” But what does it really mean to be ...

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The Relay

Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, Tom Brady, Michael Phelps, Cristiano Ronaldo. Every sport has that one athlete that the ...

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New York City, New York

The big apple. The city that never sleeps. The concrete jungle. New York, New York. I crawled out of bed at 5am, the nighttime fog still in the air, ...

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The Tweet of a Lifetime

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at 2:28pm I tweeted, “In 2016 I will be 22, graduated from a school I have not chosen yet, and going to the olympics ...

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Making the Team

Heading into the longest, biggest and most important meet I had ever competed in, I was physically and mentally in the best shape of my life. I had ...

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The What

If you can’t talk to your friends about Jesus, are they really your friends? On a Sunday morning after church, I sat at breakfast with three ...

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ABOUT ME


Olympic Gold medalist Morolake Akinosun was born in Lagos, Nigeria on May 17, 1994. At two years old, Morolake and her family migrated to the United States, moving to the Chicagoland area. After setting both state and national track records throughout high school and college, Morolake signed with Nike Athletics in 2016, something that has always been her dream. Most recently, Morolake competed in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she took home a Gold medal in the 4 x 100-meter relay. At only 22, this track star’s journey has only just begun, and she can’t wait to take you with her.

Personal Best
60m: 7.08s | 100m: 10.95s | 200m: 22.52s

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