Rudolph “Blaze” Ingram

We are pleased to share day XVI of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign

When talking about Black leaders and black excellence we often times over look the under 18 crowd. It’s a shame since historically young people have been the changemakers and changeseekers that have made contributions that have changed the world historically and in modern day. We recognize the Voice of the Young people during this years’ campaign.

Rudolph “Blaze” Ingram | Athlete

Name: Rudolph Ingram
Date of Birth: August 13, 2011
Place of Birth: United States

Accomplishments:

  • Rose to fame after Lebron James posted a video of him running that went viral
  • Broke a USA Track and Field record in his first meet of 2019
  • He finished the 100m dash in just 13.48 seconds, 0.19 seconds faster than the official record for seven-year-olds.

About Rudolph “Blaze” Ingram

Ingram Jr., who started training when he was just four years old, has won 36 medals in the past two AAU National Championships combined. Of those, 20 were gold. Rudolph is also a rising star in American football. He’s not overawed by success and even at such an early age, is working hard and taking nothing for granted.

“Rudolph Ingram is fast, in fact he’s being hailed as the new Usain Bolt”

About the Campaign

Every day throughout the month of February 540Blog will devote space to sharing Little Known Facts About Black Americans Throughout History. For us every month is Black History Month but we recognize and support the continuous need to take time and space to put a special spotlight on the accomplishments of Black and brown Americans from all ethnicities that have literally changed the course of history and yet have legacies that are not know by the masses.

Resources

  1. Fatherly
  2. SB Nation 
  3. India Times

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