US Navy Lieutenant Jesse Iwuji is a Class of 2010 US Naval Academy graduate. While attending college he played football and ran track earning letters all 4 years in both sports and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree. After serving for 7 yrs of active duty including two deployments to the Arabian Gulf, Jesse transitioned to the US Navy Reserves. He is a successful entrepreneur owning an auto racing events company and trucking & logistics company with a passion for doing big things. Jesse is also currently the only NASCAR driver that’s racing at the national series levels that has ever served our country. His journey from Navy to NASCAR is historic. He’s been featured on NBCSN, Fox News, FS1, ESPN, just to name a few and soon this summer ABC.
He’s currently the Face of the Fleet on Navy.com.
We Are The Mighty named Jesse onto their Top 25 list “Mighty 25: Veterans poised to make an impact”; a list which also included General Stanley McChrystal.
Task and Purpose named Jesse and six other veterans to their Top 6 list of “Service members that kick ass and take names daily”.