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Remi Adeleke
Former Navy Seals, Author, Filmmaker, HOST World’s Toughest Test, Writer/Director/Producer of Unexpected Redemption
Alyssa Weinberger

REMI ADELEKE was born into riches in Nigeria, but following the death of his father and the unjust seizing of his family’s wealth by the Nigerian Government, Remi, his mother, and brother permanently relocated to the Bronx, New York in 1987.
Remi enlisted in the Navy in 2002, and later joined the Navy SEALs where he specialized in combat medicine and HUMINT (Human Intelligence/tradecraft).
Completing his successful naval career in 2016, Remi pursued opportunities in film/tv consulting, directing, writing, and acting, including the 2017 franchise film Transformers: The Last Knight, SEAL Team CBS, the Universal thriller directed by Michael Bay, Ambulance, and the Lionsgate blockbuster The Plane.
As a filmmaker, Remi wrote and directed The Unexpected, which is a 32-minute short film that uncovers an international organ harvesting ring. In addition to the short he has written and will
be directing the feature length version of the short, titled, Unexpected Redemption for G-Base.
Remi also wrote The Last Shall Be First screenplay, which tells the untold true story of the first group of African Americans to serve in the U.S. Special Forces and the integral but forgotten role they played in the retaking of South Korea from Communist forces.
Mr. Adeleke holds a bachelors in organizational leadership and a masters in Organizational Strategy and as an educator he co-founded Muskegon Michigan’s OPS academy that opened to inner city students K-8th in Fall of 2022.

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