Praise Okodogbe
Praise Okodogbe
  • Year:
  • Hometown:
    Amityville, NY
  • High School:
    John Baptist Diocesan
  • Events:
    Fly, Free
  • Major:
    Government and Legal Studies
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


Entering her first season as a member of the CMS swimming and diving team. 

Prior to CMS
Attended St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School in New York, where she was a member of the swim team ... Was third in the Long Island Catholic Swimming Championships ... Earned all-league and all-state honors ... A Student-Athlete Award selection ... National Honor Society and English and History Honor Society member ... Also swam for the Hauppauge Athletic Association ... Extracurriculars included mock trial, book club, committee campaigns to fix public areas in the community, fundraisers to raise money for children hospitals, and food pantries.

Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in government and legal studies ... Aspires to be a lawyer ... Ketanji Brown Jackson in the public figure she most admires ... Sister, Favour, swam at Caltech ... Lists The Color Purple as her favorite book ... Chose CMS "because of the its competitiveness academically and athletically. This allows me to be able to get an education that would enhance my future goals as well as help my athletic goals in swimming."