Abdul-Lateef Orulebaja
Abdul-Lateef Orulebaja
Year: JR
Hometown: Providence, R.I.
High School: Classical
Events: Jumps
Major: Computer Science

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 60m Hurdles: 8.90 (2015-16 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
    • Long Jump: 6.69m (2016-17 at URI Coaches Tribute Meet)
    • Triple Jump: 14.59m (2016-17 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • 110m Hurdles: 15.60 (2014-15 at Brown Invitational)
    • 400m Hurdles: 58.03 (2014-15 at Holy Cross Men's Meet; 2014-15 at Mark Young Yale Invitational)
    • Long Jump: 6.69m (2016-17 at Brown Springtime Open)
    • Triple Jump: 14.73m (2015-16 at Atlantic 10 Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Outdoor A-10 Runner Up (Triple Jump)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the triple jump (13.58m) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed 14th in the triple jump (13.65m) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the triple jump (13.54m) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Placed fifth in the long jump (6.69m) and third in the triple jump (13.67m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished sixth in the triple jump (14.51m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Placed fifth in the triple jump (14.32m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished eighth in the long jump (6.47m) and second in the triple jump (14.59m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Placed 14th in the triple jump (13.36m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished second in the long jump (6.69m) and won the triple jump (14.38m) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Placed fourth in the triple jump (14.17m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 17th in the long jump (5.86m) and 15th in the triple jump (13.43m) at the New England Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Placed second in the triple jump (14.73m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 17th in the 110m hurdles (15.96s), 21st in the long jump (6.37m) and ninth in the triple jump (14.10m) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Fourth in long jump (6.23m) at the Bryant Invitational.
  • Indoor: 
    • Placed third in the triple jump (14.32m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship. 
    • Finished fourth in the triple jump (14.33m) at the Fastrack National Invite.
    • Finished third in the triple jump (14.15m) at the Coaches' Tribute Meet.
    • Placed third in the 60m hurdles (8.90s). Won the triple jump (14.41m) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational. 

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fourth in the triple jump, (14.62m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the triple jump, (14.02m) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles, (58.03s), seventh in the 110m hurdles, (16.57s), and ninth in the long jump, (6.07m) at the Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished third in the triple jump, (14.34m), sixth in the 400m hurdles, (58.03s), and 14th in the 110m hurdles, (16.11s) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the 110m hurdles, (15.60s), and 20th in the 400m hurdles, (1:09.93) at the Brown 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) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Classical High School
  • 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 computer science
  • Chose URI over Indiana Tech and North Carolina A&T