Chairman's Challenge

National Truck Driving Championships
Competitor Profile

  • FedEx Freight Truck

Olamide Olayiwola

FedEx Freight
Texas – 3-Axle Class Champion

Olamide won the 3-Axle title at the Texas TDC to qualify for his first trip to the NTDC. This year marked only his second TDC competition. An 11-year FedEx Freight team member, “Double-O” has been a professional driver for the past 10 years and has racked up more than 1.2 million accident-free miles. He began his career as a driver apprentice in Long Island, New York, and is now based in Houston. His early inspiration was supervisor Anthony McKnight’s direction. In his free time, Olamide enjoys sports and playing video games with his son. He and his wife Julia Marte-Olayiwola have two children, Samantha (12) and Anthony (9). The Olayiwola family resides in Houston.

  • FedEx Freight Driver Olamide Olayiowal
  • The Chairman's Challenge
  • FedEx Freight

Driver Information

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Career Years Driving: 10
Years With FedEx: 11
Safe Driving Miles: 1.2 million

Past NTDC Appearances

Has qualified to make first appearance.