Lt. Jesse Iwuji

Lt. Jesse Iwuji

No one has ever tried to enter NASCAR from the Navy until now.

Lt. Jesse Iwuji discovered his love for racing while stationed in San Diego as a surface warfare officer (SWO) in the Navy.

Iwuji graduated from the Naval Academy where he played Division I college football. After graduation, Iwuji was commissioned as a SWO and embarked on his Navy journey. In May 2017, Iwuji made the decision to transition into the Navy Reserve so he could pursue a racing career full-time.

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