Name: Josef Tessema
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): 5,000-meter
Height: 5-9
Weight: 128
DOB: 4/11/1989
Birthplace: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Hometown: Virginia, Va.
High School: Robert E. Lee High School (Virginia, Va.) ‘07
College: Norfolk State University ‘12, Building Construction
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 USA Championships, 18th (5,000m)
  • 2017 Portland Track Festival, 3rd (5,000m)
Personal: Son of Asnake Getzchew and Tigest Gebre…Also an Ethiopian citizen…Hobbies include playing soccer and FIFA video games.