Five years ago Nigerian-American athlete Morolake Akinosun boldly declared on twitter that in 2016 she will be a graduate, although she had not applied to a school at the time, she also said she will be going to Olympics. She was just 17 at the time.
Well, its 2016 now and the 22-year-old has graduated from University of Texas where she studied Exercise Science, she will also be at Rio with hopes of medaling in the 4×100-meter event for Team USA.
It didn’t all just happen by chance, she has been working hard at her craft for years. She is the only the second woman in history to score in four events at an NCAA Outdoor Championships in consecutive seasons and is also a two-time NCAA champion.
Read her tweet below: