Jesse Iwuji: Former Navy Officer Pursuing NASCAR Dream

Steve Cochran

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Jesse Iwuji He is an immigrant that came to this country in early childhood. He attended the Naval Academy where he played football and then was commissioned in the Navy. He served as a Surface Warfare Officer on active duty for 5 years and still serves in the reserves. Toward the end of his active service he had interest in motor racing and started while he was still on active duty. When off active duty he jumped in with both feet and is pursuing a career in racing. He is on the NASCAR circuit (not the top level, but working toward it) and was named the Diversity Driver of the Year the last two years. He has been a big support of veteran related causes including Veteran Roasters and Rags of Honor.  For more on Jesse you can click HERE.

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