Adenrele Ojo
Adenrele Ojo
Adenrele Ojo is a native Philadelphian who was born in Brooklyn, NY 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 received her Bachelor of the Arts in Theater from Hunter College in NY and honed her skills at the William Esper Studio studying Meisner under the auspices of Maggie Flanigan. 
 
Nominated for a 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.
 
Since relocating from New York to Los Angeles, Ms. Ojo has worn many hats: actress, voice-over artist, writer, photographer and producer.  Adenrele continues to glide from stage to screen in such feature films as: Within; Family; the upcoming One Moment Please and her very own, Bathroom Vanities, a don’t-judge-a-book-by-it’s-cover comedy about one woman’s unforgettable experience in a ladies’ bathroom, directed by Christopher Scott Cherot (Hav Plenty and G), which she starred, co-wrote and produced under the umbrella of her production company, NeW•YiLLy Entertainment.
 
Ojo's voice can also be heard on many audio books including Katie Couric’s, The Best Advice I Ever Got and some of her favorites, Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill, 32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter, Weapons of Mass Seduction by Lori Bryant-Woolridge, Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 pick, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis, The Healing by Jonathan Odell & Standing Tall by C. Vivian Stringer, which she received an Earphones Award for the last two.
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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.

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 
NBCC John Leonard First Novel Prize Finalist
PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Finalist
An NPR Best Book of 2016
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016
A Vogue Magazine Best Book of the Year
A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist
One of Elle.
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Author: Nadia Lopez and Rebecca Paley | 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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Author: Eric Jerome Dickey | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: April 19, 2016
New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey delivers his next delectable, erotic romance
 
They call themselves the Blackbirds. Kwanzaa Browne, Indigo Abdulrahaman, Destiny Jones, and Ericka Stockwell are four best friends who are closer than sisters, and will go to the ends of the earth for one another.
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Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: April 05, 2016
In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."
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Author: Alan Light | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 09, 2016

Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist.

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Author: Una LaMarche | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 01, 2015
From the author of Like No Other, the novel Entertainment Weekly calls "One of the most poignant and star-crossed love stories since The Fault in Our Stars". What if the last hope to save your family is the person who broke it up to begin with.
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Author: Eric Jerome Dickey | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: April 21, 2015
The New York Times bestselling author checks in to the hotel of readers’ dreams for an ardent romantic adventure that lasts just One Night.

For one night, a couple checks in to an upscale hotel. The pair seem unlikely companions, from opposing strata of society, but their attraction is palpable to all who observe them—or overhear their cries of passion.
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Author: MK Asante | Narrator: MK Asante and Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: August 20, 2013
A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family—this is the riveting story of a generation told through one dazzlingly poetic new voice.
 
MK Asante was born in Zimbabwe to American parents.
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