Who Are Foluke Akinradewo Brothers? Akinradewo and her team won gold at the Women’s volleyball tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Foluke Akinradewo is an indoor volleyball player who represents the United States of America in international tournaments. She plays for Hisamitsu Springs, a Japanese club, as the middle blocker.
Akinradewo won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics and a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
Akinradewo has represented the USA in several international games, including the Olympic Games, World Championship, World Grand Champions Cup, World Grand Prix, NORCECA Championship, Pan American Cup, and FIVB Nations League, and Pan American Games.
Who Are Foluke Akinradewo Brothers?
Foluke Akinradewo has two brothers, Folu Akinradewo and Foluso Akinradewo.
Akinradewo’s parents are Comfort Akinradewo and Ayoola Akinradewo.
Foluke Akinradewo was born in Canada, and she holds tri-citizenship with the United States of America, Nigeria, and Canada, reports Team USA.
Further details about Foluke’s parents, brothers, and sister-in-law are currently private.
Meet Foluke Akinradewo’s Husband
Foluke Akinradewo’s husband is Jonathan Gunderson.
Jonathan Gunderson works as a financial analyst at the Commercial Bank of California. Gunderson previously worked at companies including Quick Bridge, California First National Bank, and Alliance Funding Group.
He played basketball at the Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Jonathan went to Santa Clara University at first, but he moved to the California Polytechnic State University and graduated with a BA in communication and media studies.
Gunderson is exceptionally proud of his wife, Foluke Akinradewo, and her achievements.
Foluke and Jonathan got married on November 3, 2018, in an intimate ceremony at Green Acre Campus Pointe, San Diego, California, which their close friends and family attended.
Foluke Akinradewo’s Family Details Explored
Foluke Akinradewo often travels with her husband and family.
Akinradewo announced that she is pregnant with their first child within a year of getting married. The couple’s son, Kayode, was born on Thanksgiving day, November 28, 2019.
Foluke faced complications after her pregnancy, but she was determined to play in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She had to recover from serious diastasis recti, and her recovery process was challenging. Foluke had to redevelop her core strength for the Tokyo Olympics as she had a 9-centimeter gap after delivery, reports Yahoo! Sports.
Akinradewo faced several challenges being a new mother and rebuilding her core during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was lonely as there were no travels, no teammates to practice with, but Foluke continued to fight the challenges.