Obi found his love for fitness by being involved in sports. He is a former top Division I collegiate sprinter at Cal State Fullerton. He is still considered one of the fastest men in the history of the school. Before graduating from the school he was the school record holder in the 100 and 200 meters, Athlete Of The Year, 4&100 meter relay and a Two-time All Big West Conference honors. During his collegiate career he got the privilege of training and competing against some of the fastest and the best athletes in the world. His knowledge and awareness of health and fitness came from his collegiate background.
After suffering hamstring injuries during half of his collegiate career, he decided to get involve in sports modeling. Being a natural athlete allowed him to succeed as a sports model quickly. With over a decade of being a sports model, his resume spans currently with over 15 national commercials and over 30 mainstream national print ad campaigns in his belt. The most notable commercial is the Gatorade Commercial called the “winning formula” where he beat out over 100 fitness models and athletes for this spot.
This international commercial which aired from 2005 to 2007 is still considered one of the greatest gatorade commercials ever. After attaining the success as a sports model, he decided it was time to break into the fitness industry. He broke into the fitness industry in early 2008 and has taken the industry by storm by his quick rise to success. He is branded and known in the fitness industry as the “The World’s Most Ripped Fitness Model” because of how low and lean his body-fat is.
In only four years in the fitness industry he has established himself as one of the top male fitness models/fitness personalties/fitness experts in the world. In that timeframe he has landed more than thirty fitness magazine covers all over the world and has written over 100 fitness articles globally. His social networking influence is the biggest of any fitness professional, fitness expert or fitness personality on TV in the world with over 1 million twitter followers. He is also one of the most retweeted brands on twitter verified by track social which is a social analytic service that measures some of the biggest mainstream celebrities brands on twitter. His twitter profile is dedicated to helping others every day with free helpful fitness tips, fitness articles and motivational advice.
Although he is known for being in great shape he has also proven to be a great writer and he is currently a fitness columnist for the biggest internet fitness site in the world in bodybuilding.com and as well as other fitness magazines all over the world. Bodybuilding attains over 18 million unique visitors per month. One of his passions is being able to write articles that allows him to educate people all over the world about health and fitness. His fat loss column on Bodybuilding.com is called “Ask The Ripped Dude”. It is a bi-monthly column where he writes about fat loss, nutrition, diet, training, etc. He is also has a second column on that site called Ripped Roundtable where he interviews three top fitness professionals once a month on diet, nutrition, training, etc.
He recently won the 2012 Bodybuilding.com writer of the year and the site just gave him the biggest honor of his career by naming their end of the awards after him calling it, “The Obi’s”. Where each winner of each category will be giving a trophy/statue resembling his exact likeness. This was the greatest honor that was ever given to Obi in the fitness industry.
Obi also has an online personal training business called Perfect Anatomy personal-training where its mission is to help people become more fit and healthy in their respective lives. His life goals in fitness is to inspire people all over the world to be as healthy as they can be. He hopes he can help reduce the obesity rate all over the world by his articles and his knowledge and love of health and fitness. His approach to fitness has always been from an altruistic perspective which is to help others and never ask for anything in return.
He believes there is no greater feeling helping to enrich other people’s lives. Obi has transformed many people all over the world through his fat loss system and his client transformations have been featured in national fitness magazines. He is author of his own ebook fat loss system called Ultimate Fat Loss For Men and Women and also co-author of another ebook called The 28 Minute Workout.
Although fitness is very important to him his education is just as important. He is one of the most educated fitness professionals in the industry with two bachelor’s degrees and a Masters Degree. One of this motivational quotes he lives by is, “You can have great abs, great physique, money in the bank and have all the wisdom in the world, but if you don’t have the ability to share it with people then it means absolutely nothing.”