JESSE’S HISTORIC PERFORMANCE OF 4 GOLD MEDALS IN THE 1936 BERLIN GAMES INSPIRED A NATION AND PROVED THAT THE AMERICAN DREAM WAS POSSIBLE.
From Jesse’s modest beginnings in Alabama to the medal podium at an Olympic Games, he demonstrated that determination and hard work can overcome unimaginable adversity.
The Jesse Owens Society will benefit both men and women track & field athletes who participate and focus on sprinting and jumping disciplines.
Join us in honoring Jesse’s legacy by becoming a Jesse Owens Society member. All donors will receive:
- Custom Jesse Owens Society gear
- Annual recognition of their contribution
- Access to exclusive USATF Foundation events including the annual Jesse Owens Society Member luncheon
Membership requires a minimum gift of $5,000