Jesse Owens

fastest man in the world!!!!

The Life of Jesse Owens

His real name is James Cleveand Owens. He changed his name to "Jesse" Owens. He was born on September 12, 1913 in Oakville, Alabama. He called himself Buckeye Bullet. He died on March 31, 1980 in Tucson, Arizona. Jesse Owens died of lung caner.

where did jesse owens run and jump?

He won 4 golden medals!! The first was one was a 200m run. The second one was a long jump. The third one was a 100m run. The fourth one was a 4 X 100 run or a 400 run. He won these medals in the Olympics in 1986. He won all four of the medals in one year. He made the biggest long jump and it was a record for 25 years.

Jesse Owens quotes

Owens quotes

"One chance is all you need"- Jesse Owens,"Life doesn't give you all the practice races you need","I loved running because it was something you could all by yourself, and under your own power".

Did you now he was a slave?

Jesse Owens' grandparents were slaves. At the age of seven he picked 100 pounds of cotton a day. He did all that to feed his family .