Jesse Owens

The Fastest Man Who Ever Lived

Jesse Owens Fun Facts

  • Jesse Owens took part in the 1940's Olympics against the Nazi party
  • Jesse Owens was the fastest man in the world during the time that he lived
  • His teacher mispronounced his name James and called him Jesse
  • He had 10 other brothers and sisters
  • Jesse's name at Ohio State was "Buckeye Bullet"