Name: Keturah Orji
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Triple Jump
Height: 5-5
DOB: 3/5/1996
Birthplace: Hoboken, N.J.
Hometown: Mount Olive, N.J.
High School: Mount Olive High School (Mount Olive, N.J.) ‘14
College: University of Georgia ‘18, Financial Planning
Team/Club: Atlanta Track Club
Coach(es): Jeremy Fischer
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 7th (triple jump)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 4th (triple jump)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – 5th (triple jump)
  • Years of participation: Indoor – 2016, 2018
  • Top Finish: 4th – 2016 (triple jump)
Personal: Daughter of Anthony and Nicole Orji...Has one brother, Anthony, and two sisters, Linda and Rachel...Three-time NCAA triple jump champion...Two-time World Youth Championships medalist (2013)...Aspired to be an Olympic gymnast as a child and credits her youth participation in gymnastics in part for her early success in track and field...Eight-time NCAA champion...Won the Bowerman Award and was the 2018 NCAA Women of the Year...Hobbies include reading two books every month, learning Spanish, playing sand volleyball, blogging, card games and board games.