Adenrele Ojo
Adenrele Ojo

Adenrele Ojo is a native Philadelphian who was born in Brooklyn, New York, and currently resides in Los Angeles. First trained as a dancer as a little girl, she went on to study as a part of Philadanco’s Training Program; later she received her Bachelor of the Arts in theater from Hunter College in New York and honed her skills at the William Esper Studio, studying Meisner under the auspices of Maggie Flanigan.    Nominated for an L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Martha Pentecost in the Fountain Theater’s 2006 production of August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, Adenrele Ojo, theatre brat (her dad, John E. Allen, Jr. was Founder & Artistic Director of Freedom Theatre, the oldest African American theater in Pennsylvania) is no stranger to the stage. In 2010 she performed in the Fountain Theatre’s production of The Ballad of Emmett Till by Ifa Bayeza, directed by Shirley Jo Finney, which won the 2010 L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Award & the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Best Ensemble. Other plays include August Wilson’s Jitney and Freedom Theatre’s own Black Nativity (2007), where she played Mary.  

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Author: Nathalie Molina Niño and Sara Grace | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Nathalie Molina Niño
Release Date: August 28, 2018
For women entrepreneurs (and anyone sick of the status quo), this smart, unapologetic collection delivers fifty proven hacks to leapfrog over obstacles and succeed in business.

"A must-read for any woman who has a great idea and the nagging thought that doors are closed to her; Molina Niño helps to blow them open.
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Author: George R. R. Martin | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: August 28, 2018
A gorgeous illustrated edition of a classic novella from the #1 bestselling author of A Game of Thrones—a chilling mystery set on a seemingly haunted spaceship, soon to be an original series on SYFY.
 
Featuring fifteen original full-color illustrations, this is the definitive edition of an electrifying tale that combines the deep-space thrills of Alien, the psychological horror of The Shining, and, of course, the inimitable vision of George R.
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Author: Alexia Arthurs | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman, Adenrele Ojo, Janina Edwards and James Fouhey
Release Date: July 24, 2018
“In these kaleidoscopic stories of Jamaica and its diaspora we hear many voices at once. some cultivated, some simple, some wickedly funny, some deeply melancholic. All of them shine.”—Zadie Smith

Named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “Hot Summer Reads of 2018” and BuzzFeed’s “Summer Books to Get Excited About”

Tenderness and cruelty, loyalty and betrayal, ambition and regret—Alexia Arthurs navigates these tensions to extraordinary effect in her debut collection about Jamaican immigrants and their families back home.
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Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: May 15, 2018
From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a fascinating account of the Spanish influenza pandemic 100 years after it first swept the world in 1918.

"Davis deftly juggles compelling storytelling, gruesome details, and historical context.
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Author: Gretchen L. Schmelzer, PhD | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 06, 2018
For survivors of PTSD and repeated, relational trauma -- and the people who love them.

Gretchen Schmelzer watched too many people quit during treatment for trauma recovery. They found it too difficult or too frightening or just decided that for them it was too late.
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Author: Justin Sayre | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: July 04, 2017
"Coming-of-age never looked so beautiful." - Kirkus (Starred Review)
"[A] powerful story of growth and change, brimming with honesty and hope." - Publishers Weekly
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Students who might not yet be ready for Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give will find an equally compelling narrator and story in Pretty.
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Author: Katie Ellison | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: June 06, 2017
Get Up, Stand Up. for the king of reggae music.

Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963.
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Author: Carolina De Robertis | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: May 02, 2017
Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists.
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Author: Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and J. D. Jackson
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Trayvon Martin’s parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give. the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement.

Soon to be a docuseries on the Paramount Network produced by Shawn Carter

On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking home with candy and a can of juice in hand and talking on the phone with a friend when a fatal encounter with a gun-wielding neighborhood watchman ended his young life.
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Author: Randi Pink | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: January 03, 2017
LaToya Williams lives in Montgomery, Alabama, and attends a mostly white high school. It seems as if her only friend is her older brother, Alex. Toya doesn’t know where she fits in, but after a run-in with another student, she wonders if life would be different if she were .
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Author: Brit Bennett | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: October 11, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

“Bittersweet, sexy, morally fraught.” –The New York Times Book Review


"Luminous… engrossing and poignant, this is one not to miss.
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Author: Rebecca Paley and Nadia Lopez | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Nadia Lopez
Release Date: August 30, 2016
“The story of Mott Hall Bridges Academy is the story of American education. Nadia Lopez . . . must be a principal, a mentor, and sometimes a mother. I hope that you’re as impressed by her dedication to these kids as I’ve been." 
—Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Humans of New York 

The inspirational account of the creation of a pathbreaking inner-city middle school in Brooklyn, New York, by the magnetic young principal who rocketed to national fame via Humans of New York

 
When thirteen-year-old Vidal Chastanet told photographer Brandon Stanton that his principal ,“Ms.
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