Jide Akinjisola
Jide Akinjisola
Year: FR
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Bishop Hendricken
Events: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

Before URI

  • Attended Bishop Hendricken High School.
  • Member of the football and track and field teams.
  • Captained the track and field team his senior year.
  • Earned All-Division in track and field (2018).
  • Won three state championships with the football team and two with the track and field team.
  • Earned Honors throughout his four years.


  • Born Aug. 11, 2000.
  • Has one brother, Dayo and one sister, Toyin.
  • Chose URI over Maine.
  • Interests include playing football and hanging out with friends.
  • Favorite athlete is Lebron James and favorite team is the New York Giants.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.