Abdul-lateef Orulebaja
Abdul-lateef Orulebaja
Year: FR
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Classical
Position: Jumps

2014-15 (FRESHMAN):

OUTDOOR:

Atlantic 10 Championships - Finished fourth in the triple jump, (14.62m).

Brown Springtime Open - Finished fourth in the triple jump, (14.02m).

Holy Cross Men's Meet - Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles, (58.03s), seventh in the 110m hurdles, (16.57s), and ninth in the long jump, (6.07m).

Mark Young Yale Invitational - Finished third in the triple jump, (14.34m), sixth in the 400m hurdles, (58.03s), and 14th in the 110m hurdles, (16.11s).

Brown Invitational - Finished fifth in the 110m hurdles, (15.60s), and 20th in the 400m hurdles, (1:09.93).

UNH Wildcat Invitational - Finished fifth in the triple jump, (12.95m), ninth in the 400m hurdles, (1:03.63), and 12th in the 110m hurdles, (16.91s).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Classical High School where he earned 10 varsity letters in football and indoor/outdoor track... Captained the track & field team for two years... Won the indoor state championship in the 55m high hurdles, (2013, 2014), and the 4x400m (2013)... Won the outdoor state championship in the triple jump (2014)... Set the state record in the shuttle hurdle relay in 2013 and set the meet record in the triple jump at the Rick Schemp Invitational... Team was state runner-up twice in indoor and once in outdoor...

PERSONAL: Originally from Lagos, Nigeria... Born June 19, 1996... Son of Babatunde and Rukayat... Has one brother, Rahman, and one sister, Zainab Ajetumobi... Enjoys drawing and spoken word... Lists Teddy Tamgho as his favorite athlete... Majoring in mechanical engineering... Chose URI over Indiana Tech and North Carolina A&T...