Olympics 2012: Foluke Akinradewo Thrills with the U.S.A Volleyball team

Foluke Atinuke Akinradewo (born October 5, 1987) is a member of the U.S. national volleyball team. She played college women’s volleyball at Stanford University. She was named Pac-10 Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008. From February to July 2008, she trained with the U.S. national team and was an alternate on the 2008 Olympic team.

Akinradewo was born in London, Ontario, Canada, to Ayoola and Comfort Akinradewo. She holds a tri-citizenship with Canada, Nigeria and the United States, and used to audition for commercials when she was little. Playing with her national team, Akinradewo won the gold medal and the MVP award at the 2010 FIVB World Grand Prix.

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