University of Iowa Athletics
High Jump

Tayo Oladele-Ajose

Class Fr.
Hometown Mediapolis, Iowa
High School Mediapolis

2014 — Indoor – won high jump with a collegiate-best 5-7 (1.70m) at Iowa Invite… placed sixth in high jump at Bill Bergan Invite (5-6 1/2, 1.69m), fourth at Big 4 Duals (5-5, 1.65m), fifth at Husker Invite (5-5, 1.65m)… Outdoor – placed 21st in high jump at Drake Relays (5-6, 1.68m), fifth at Arizona State Invite (5-5 1/4, 1.66m), 10th at Arkansas Spring Invite (5-5 1/4, 1.66m), 15th at Big Ten Championships (5-5 1/4, 1.66m), second at Musco Twilight (5-5, 1.65m) and sixth at Illinois Twilight (5-3 3/4, 1.62m)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean[apos]s List student… letterwinner.

2013 — Indoor – won high jump at Iowa Open(5-7, 1.70m), placed 17th at Big Ten Championships(5-4 1/4, 1.63m) and 15th at Meyo Invite(5-4 1/4, 1.63m)… Outdoor – leads team in 400meters (1:00.61)… placed second in high jumpat Musco Twilight XIV (5-6 1/2, 1.69m), fifthat Jim Click Shootout (5-5 1/4, 1.66m), 14th at Big Ten Championships (5-4 1/2,1.64m) and seventh at Alabama Relays (5-3, 1.60m)… placed second in high jump(5-3, 1.60m) and ninth in 400 meters (1:00.61) at Lee Calhoun Invite… letterwinner… Dean[apos]s List.

High School – three-time varsity letter winner… three-time conference champion… three-time district champion… state champion in the high jump as a senior… took fourth-place in the high jump at the state track meet and sixth place at the Drake Relays as a freshman… took second-place at the state track meet as a sophomore… took second-place at the All-Star Tri-State Senior Spotlight Meet in Jolliet, Illinois, and ninth-place at the Drake Relays as a senior.

Personal – born September 13, 1996… daughter of Olufemi and Olubunmi Oladele-Ajose… pre-med and pre-nursing major.

Oladele-Ajose[apos]s Collegiate Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
400 Meters (O) 1:00.61 at Lee Calhoun Invitational 4/13/13
High Jump (I) 5-7 (1.70m) at Iowa Open 1/12/13
High Jump (O) 5-6 1/2 (1.69m) at Musco Twilight XIV 4/20/13