The Bio of Jesse Owens

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  • Jesse Owens was born.

    Jesse Owens was born.
  • Jesse Owens worked

    Jesse Owens worked
    At 7 years of age, he worked as a cotton picker and he had to pick 100 pounds of cotton per day to feed his family.
  • Moved to Ohio

    Moved to Ohio
    When he was 8 years old he moved to Cleveland, Ohio.
  • In January 1,1928 Jesse Owens set a record in Jr. High School.

    In January 1,1928 Jesse Owens set a record in Jr. High School.
    In 1928 he set the world record for Jr. High School’s by jumping 6 feet in the high jump. He won all of the track events in high school also the state championship for 3 years in a row. He also set his own new world record for all high schools around the state by running the 100 yard dash.
  • Jesse School, Ohio State University

    Jesse School, Ohio State University
    His profession was Track and Field. He went to Ohio State University when he was age 18. Jesse Couldn't go in white restaurants. He had to work his way through collage and had many jobs. He fought against Hitler to get his place in the Olympics but he couldn't at first becuase Hitler was trying to keep US citizens out of the Olympics.
  • Jesse Owens was a black runner in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.

    Jesse Owens was a black runner in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.
  • in the 1950's Jesse Owens accepted all of his medals that he won fair and sqaure.

    in the 1950's Jesse Owens accepted all of his medals that he won fair and sqaure.
    In the 1950’s Owens accepted all the medals from the State Department and the president. Jesse Owens is amazing because he appreciates friends more than medals; he is also an amazing athlete. He was an amazing athlete because he ran a lot just to get into the Olympics. He ran his whole life and practiced often. He worked so hard that he went to the Olympics. He once said, “Awards bec
  • Jesse Owens Died.

    Jesse Owens Died.
    Then Jesse Owens died on March 13, 1980. Jesse’s wife Ruth accepted the congressional gold medal, on his behalf in 1990 presented by President Bush.
  • in 1990 Jesse Owens wife takes the Congressional gold medal.

    in 1990 Jesse Owens wife takes the Congressional gold medal.
    This is a url of all the medals he won. Jesse had a statue made for him a couple of years after his death. Jesse also said, “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort”
  • Website uses to find information about Jesse Owens.

    Website uses to find information about Jesse Owens.
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    Jesse Owen's Birth to Death.

    Jesse owens was bron on September 12, 1913 and Jesse Died on March 13, 1980.
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    Jesse Owens went to work then went to claim his medals.