Strongest Man in Chicago Pullup Day

As the Strongest Man in Chicago I've been crowned a Pull-Up Champion in high caliber competitions around the world,  hitting 25+ Pull-Ups in each competition. 

On World Pull-Up Day, September 22nd 2018, I will up the ante to 1000 Pull-Ups in ONE DAY.  I will complete pull-ups for every donation I receive to benefit the S.O.U.L. Foundation. 

***$5000 = 1000 PULL-UPS***

Want to see me do 1000 Pull-Ups in one day?  Donate $5, $25, $50, $100 or more to increase the number of pull-uups I must do!  Donate $500 to receive a personalized video dedicated to you from me completing 100 pull-ups in your honor.

I will video tape every single pull-up and will acknowledge donors for their contributions in the video. 

DATE: September 22, 2018
LOCATION:  Harrison Park at 1824 S. Wood St.  | Chicago, IL
All are welcome to come watch my 1000 pull-ups in person!


I have been a volunteer and student sponsor with SOUL ( since 2013, and have served on the Board since 2015.   The S.O.U.L. Foundation  provides life-saving maternal health, education, business development, and mentorship in rural Uganda.

In my 20 years of volunteer service it's been clear to me that education is the most important mechanism for driving humanitarian change, which is why education is the primary focus of my service. 

In 2013, I decided to take my volunteer leadership in the USA to global efforts in Uganda.  I couldn’t be more fulfilled by my decision to dedicate my life to education in Uganda. It has become one of the most enriching experiences in my life overall. 

Before dedicating my service to the S.O.U.L. Foundation, I spoke with the Executive Directors of essentially  every education focused non-profit in Uganda.  I told them my background, ambitions, and ideas for contribution.  I also asked them about their goals, methodologies, and means of demonstrating success. 

After narrowing it down to the organizations with the most compelling missions and results, I easily chose S.O.U.L. Foundation as the premiere organization in Uganda with which to devote my time.   S.O.U.L.'s model is unique because it requires the community to invest financially, mentally, and emotionally in bettering their futures, which is crucial to developing a mindset of self-perpetuated growth.

Read more about my journey in the blog posts below.




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    • 36 mos
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    • $40 
    • 36 mos
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    • $50 
    • 37 mos
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Omari Jinaki 
Chicago, IL
Soul Foundation Inc 
Registered nonprofit
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