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: Afia Atakora | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: April 07, 2020
A mother and daughter with a shared talent for healing—and for the conjuring of curses—are at the heart of this dazzling first novel  “Lush, irresistible . . . It took me into the hearts of women I could otherwise never know. I...
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Author: Kevin Nguyen | Narrator: Allyson Ryan, Adenrele Ojo and James Chen
Release Date: March 10, 2020
A wry and edgy debut novel about a heist gone wrong, a secret online life exposed, and a young man’s search for true connection“A brilliant meditation on death and grief in the age of the internet.”—Tommy Orange, author of...
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Author: MaryAnne Howland | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: January 28, 2020
An eye-opening look at one mother's determination to provide positive male role models for her son, and the power of great mentoring to change lives.When MaryAnne Howland's son was turning thirteen she organized a "Black Mitzvah" rite of passage cele...
A salty, wrenchingly honest collection of stories set on one block of 145th Street. We get to know the oldest resident; the cop on the beat; fine Peaches and her girl, Squeezie; Monkeyman; and Benny, a fighter on the way to a knockout. We meet Angela...
Author: Gail Herman and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: December 03, 2019
The wife of Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s.Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Gro...
Author: Rebel Girls | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: November 12, 2019
From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes the historical novel based on the life of Madam C.J. Walker: America's first self-made millionaireIn Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business, Sarah Breedlove (AKA Madam C.J. Walker) reinvents and...
Author: Camryn Garrett | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: October 29, 2019
"An unflinchingly honest, eye-opening, heartful story that's sure to keep readers talking." --Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give and On the Come Up"Romantic, funny, hopeful, and unflinchingly real." --Becky Albertal...
Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough and Who HQ | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 03, 2019
Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she t...
Author: Monique Truong | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Adenrele Ojo, Emily Woo Zeller and Lisa Flanagan
Release Date: September 03, 2019
"A sublime, many-voiced novel of voyage and reinvention" (Anthony Marra)"[Truong] imagines the extraordinary lives of three women who loved an extraordinary man [and] creates distinct, engaging voices for these women" (Kirkus Reviews)A Greek woman te...
A provocative love story between a tough Kansas woman on a crooked path to redemption and the unlikeliest of champions, from the New York Times bestselling author of All the Ugly and Wonderful ThingsZee is nobody's fairy tale princess....
Author: Michelle Hazen | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: August 13, 2019
AN AMAZON BEST ROMANCE OF THE MONTHBOOKLIST TOP 10 ROMANCE OF 2019What could two troubled souls from different walks of life have in common? Maybe everything. Andra Lawler lives isolated at her family’s horse ranch, imprisoned by the memories o...
Author: Elaine Welteroth | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Elaine Welteroth
Release Date: June 11, 2019
“Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever-unfolding journey. In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self-doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets ...