Sobechukwu Uwajeh
Sobechukwu Uwajeh
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  • Hometown:
    Claremont, CA
  • High School:
    Culver Academies
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  • Major:
    Public Policy
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna


2019-20 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in three meets before the suspension of spring sports ... Set a new PR in the shot put to finish fifth a five-team SCIAC Multi-Dual hosted by Whittier with a throw of 33'1" (10.08 meters) ... Was also seventh in the hammer at 100'5" ... Threw the hammer 103'4" at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Meet. 

2018-19 (First-Year)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... 
Set new PRs in both the hammer throw and the shot put at the SCIAC Championships ... Finished ninth in the hammer with a top throw of 33.44 meters (109'8") ... Reached 8.80 meters in the shot put (28'10.5") ... Had a PR in the discus at the first SCIAC Multi-Dual at Redlands with a throw of 19 meters even (62'4") to come in ninth. 

Prior to CMS
Attended the Culver Academies in Indiana, where she competed on the track and field team … Helped Culver to a sectional championship in 2017, and runner-up finishes in 2016 and 2018 … A four-time Gold Star Award winner in the classroom, as well as a Quest Bridge Scholar … Involved in high school with the Model UN, the Leadership Committee for Africa, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Black Student Union, and as a writing center tutor.

Attends Claremont McKenna College … Lists Efuru by Flora Nwapa as her favorite book … Spent the summer (2019) as a CMC Appel Fellow studying gentrification in various U.S. Cities ... Member of the CMC Model UN team ... On the executive board for the Black Student Association and CMC's student government ... Michelle Obama is the public figure she most admires … Favorite course she has taken in college so far is her Inside Out Course on African American Autobiographies ("My diverse set of classmates had the opportunity to learn about the similarities and differences in black narratives throughout history, adding to my perspective on what it means to black in America and the U.S. prison complex.") ... Chose CMS because “I am in love with the academic and athletic opportunities in the supportive, small school environment.”

News Mentions

CMS Women's Track and Field Picked to Repeat as SCIAC Champions

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team, winners of the last five straight SCIAC titles, was picked to make it...

February 5, 2020