Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Foluke Atinuke Akinradewo born on 5 October, 1987. Akinradewo was born in London, Ontario, to Ayoola and Comfort Akinradewo as her Yoruba Western Nigerian-parents. Her siblings are Folu and Foluso Akinradewo. She holds a Tri-citizenship with Canada, Nigeria and the United States. Foluke auditioned for commercials when she was little is a Canadian-American indoor Volleyball Player, a member of the United States Women’s National Volleyball Team and Switzerland club Volero Zurich, a participant of the Olympic Games.
Atinuke attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she was a three-year letter winner in volleyball and was also on the basketball and track & field teams. She was an All-American Selection in 2003 and 2004 and an all-state selection in 2002, 2003 and 2004. She was named the Florida Dairy Farmers Volleyball Player of the Year in 2005.
Foluke was named the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Pacific Region Freshman of the Year. She was named an AVCA Second Team All-American and led the squad in hitting point 397%.
Akinradewo joined Toyota Auto Body Queenseis in October 2010, In the 2010–11 V.Premier League, Akinradewo was named the winner of the Spike award, she competed for Team USA in the 2012 Summer Olympics and she earned a Silver Medal for her efforts.
FIVB World Grand Prix “Most Valuable Player”, FIVB World Grand Prix “Best Blocker”, V.Premier League – Spike award, Azerbaijan Super League “Best Spiker”, Olympic Games “Best Middle Blocker”, FIVB Club World Championship “Best Middle Blocker”.