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Statement from Bison track & field on the sudden passing of former Bison student-athlete Jean-Baptiste Ajua

August 22, 2016 — 

Statement from Bison track and field and cross country head coach Claude Berube:

“On behalf of Bison Track & Field and Cross Country and the Bison Sports family, we would like to extend our condolences to the Ajua family and friends for their sudden loss. Jean-Baptiste was a kind and gentle person and also a talented young runner. JB as he was known by his teammates was well liked by all. He also had a busy and balanced life juggling school, work, family life while performing very well.”

Jean-Baptiste Ajua was part of the Bison track and field and cross country teams during the 2013-14 varsity season. Ajua finished as the tenth fastest Canada West men’s runner at the 2013 CIS Cross Country Championship.

 

Jean-Baptiste Ajua. // Photo from U of M Bisons

Jean-Baptiste Ajua. // Photo from U of M Bisons

 

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