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Ade Ayoola
Ade Ayoola
Year: So.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Grand Rapids Christian
Position: Jumps/Throws

Career Best Marks



High Jump (Indoor)

1.67 meters

High Jump (Outdoor)

1.69 meters*

Shot Put (Indoor)

12.33 meters

Shot Put (Outdoor)

11.71 meters

Discus (Outdoor)

28.67 meters

   * = school record




  • All-UAA in the outdoor high jump (2nd) and indoor shot put (3rd)
  • Posted the No. 6 mark in the indoor shot put (12.33 meters)
  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • NCAA qualifier in the outdoor high jump, where she finished 20th (1.59 meters)
  • Set a new school record in the outdoor high jump (1.69 meters)
  • All-UAA selection in the indoor high jump and shot put
  • All-UAA selection in the outdoor high jump and shot put
  • Posted the top marks on the team in the indoor high jump (1.67 meters) and the outdoor high jump (1.69 meters)
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic


  • Major: Biological Chemistry (Pre-med)
  • UChicago activities: Questbridge Scholars Network, Phoenix Biology
  • Dean's List
  • Participated in four years of track and field and bowling in high school
  • All-Conference four years in high jump and two years in shot pot
  • State champion in high jump, three-time All-State in high jump
  • Most Valuable Player as a senior
  • Valedictorian, National Achievement Scholar, National Merit Finalist
  • Forensics, Legislative Debate