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    Oluwakemi Olonade
    Oluwakemi Olonade

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    London, England

    High School:
    Beverly Hills HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    08/18/1993

    10/16/2013

    The Rose Cup Brings in Green for Breast Cancer Research

    Tennis tournament hosts 150 athletes and raises $3,000 for USC's Norris Cancer Center.

    04/19/2013

    Ruiz, Jones & Nellum Lead Trojans On Day 2 Of The Mt. SAC Relays

    USC has a strong day overall; Ready for final-day action at Mt. SAC

    04/06/2013

    USC's Women's Relays Teams Rule At Florida Relays

    Selma, Kleinsasser, Ozorai and Conatser Shine At Cal State L.A. Invitational

    04/03/2013

    USC Track & Field Travels To Florida Relays

    Trojans also to compete at the Cal State L.A. Invitational

    03/27/2013

    USC's Track & Field Team To Compete At 3 Meets This Week

    Trojans to be at Cal, Stanford and San Diego

    THIS YEAR: Senior Oluwakemi Olonade made great strides in the triple jump last season and posted the ninth-farthest leap in school history of 41-8 1/2 (12.71m).

    2013: Olonade placed third in the triple jump at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 27 with a PR of 41-8.50 (12.71m), good for ninth on USC's all-time list. Then placed fourth in the triple jump at the Pac-12 Championships with a leap of 41-07.00 (12.67m). Placed 16th in the triple jump at the West Preliminary rounds with a jump of 41-5.25w.

    2012: Olonade had a PR of 40-9.50 (12.43m) in her first meet of the season at the Rossi Relays on Feb. 25. That mark temporarily moved her into 10th place on USC's all-time triple jump list, but she was bumped to 11th after Melia Cox had the eighth-farthest jump. Placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 40-3.50 (12.28m) at the USC-UCLA Dual Meet on April 29. Placed 11th in the triple jump with a wind-aided jump of 40-6.75 (12.36m) at the Pac-12 Championships in Eugene, Ore. Took 38th place at the NCAA Preliminary Rounds in Austin, Texas with a triple jump of 39-5.00 (12.01m).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Olonade graduated in 2010 from Beverly Hills High in Beverly Hills, Calif. She had a best triple jump of 38-4.50 to win the open triple jump competition at the 2010 Arcadia Invitational.

    PERSONAL: Oluwakemi was born on Aug. 18, 1993 in London, England...Is the child of Kehinde Floyd and has two siblings, James and Temi...Her hobbies include cooking, eating and sleeping...Lists Chris Brown, Rihanna and YG as her mucical artists...Her community service work includes Teenline, volunteering at Cedars Sinai Hospital and working on the Children's Marathon...Says her sports heroes are Serena Williams and Allyson Felix...Is a Sociology major at USC...After graduating from USC would like to become a famous journalist like Oprah.

    CAREER BESTS: TJ: 41-8.50 (12.71m) LJ: 18-5