Jimi Tele joined ACD as a sixth former in 2010. He attended Millfield School in Somerset for GCSEs. Due to his athletic prowess, he received a scholarship to attend Wymondham College in Norfolk for A-levels, where he ranked third best in triple jump in the United Kingdom.
His success in athletics allowed him to receive a Track and Field Scholarship to attend George Mason University in the United States. Currently, Jimi is a junior (third year student) studying Finance and Economics.
Jimi recently won the Atlantic 10 indoor conference for the Men’s Triple Jump.
Jimi’s future aspirations are to make the Olympics and evenutally become an Investment Banker or enter a similar career in that sector.
ACD really helped me find myself. It taught me that nothing is unattainable and gave me the mentality if there isn’t a way that I can pave my own. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to be a part of such a wonderful program being surrounding by great people.