Jesse Owens Legacy

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Jesse Owens Why was Jesse Owens so famous for what he did? Jesse owens was famous for what he did because Jesse Owens beat Hitler’s notion. Jesse Owens, he did many things but did one thing that will forever be known as the day Jesse Owens beat Hitler’s nation and when he did it changed American History forever. Jesse Owens won’t be remembered as just a really good runner but will be also remembered as a hero.

First off,Who inspired Jesse Owens to run? In a surprise, “Chancellor Adolf Hitler inspired Jesse Owens to run more because even though Hitler didn’t shake or congratulate him on his win because he was African American this made Jesse Owens still want to run more and more because of the fact that Adolf Hitler wanted his notion
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Beating Hitler’s notion was a good thing because everyone was hoping for the best well obviously for their notion but when Jesse Owens won, their was weight lifted off their shoulders because if Hitler’s notion win he would hold it against all of these innocent people that don’t deserve to be treated the way Hitler treats Jewish. Jesse Owens left a legacy a legacy that will be known as not just a miracle, but it was a legacy that was heard around the WORLD! “ Despite segregation and a social hierarchy that was an impasse to both black opportunity and achievement, Owens created a lasting legacy that drastically impacted race relations.”(dc.etsu.edu). Jesse Owens was the fastest runner in the world for approximately 30 years, getting to shake Hitler’s hand was disapproving because Hitler was not quite thrilled when Jesse Owens won but that didn’t bother Jesse Owens, in fact he felt he didn’t need approval from the guy who tries killing every…show more content…
Jesse Owens achieved this goal by the help of his peers and the support he got from some of his family because some of his family members didn’t believe that his dream would happen, but he learned to take criticism really well because they didn’t believe in him and he was his motivator his own own motivator, you can’t say that their dream won’t come true unless you were in there shoes. Jesse Owens believed that he wasn’t going to be the best runner or even a runner at all because of the discourage he got from his peers. Jesse Owen believed in miracles in good things but the only thing he didn’t believe in was bad things or “you can’t do it” situations. He believed, of course it started out has a dream but then it turned into reality, the chance he got to run as an Olympic player not just as the audience cheering them on, he was the one who was being cheered on by his
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