Jesse Renick

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJesse Banard•Renick
Used nameJesse•Renick
Born29 September 1917 in Hickory, Oklahoma (USA)
Died25 November 1999 in Ada, Oklahoma (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsPhillips 66ers, Bartlesville (USA)
NOC United States


Jesse “Cab” Renick was a full-blooded Choctaw Indian who attended Oklahoma A&M University – now Oklahoma State. Playing forward, Renick led the team to a 26-3 mark in 1940, and 12-0 in conference play In both 1939 and 1940 he was named All-Missouri Valley and All-America. He continued to play basketball, twice being named AAU All-America, until he made the 1948 Olympic team. He then retired to go into AAU coaching. His greatest fame as a coach came in 1950 when he led the Phillips 66ers to the AAU national title.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) USA Jesse Renick
Basketball, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold


Name also seen as John Bonnar Renick.