In just a short time, Andrew Jacked has become one of the most popular and intriguing new athletes in professional bodybuilding.
Thanks to his massive 300-pound physique and growing social media following, Andrew Jacked is poised to make a major impact in the IFBB Pro League.
From CrossFit Competitor to Mass Monster
The 38-year-old Andrew Jacked was born Chinedu Andrew Obiakor in Nigeria before relocating to Dubai for personal reasons.
Prior to bodybuilding, Andrew Jacked had an eclectic athletic background including football, track and field, kickboxing, and CrossFit competitions.
After winning a local bodybuilding contest in Dubai in April 2021, Andrew Jacked earned his IFBB Pro card.
This instant success is remarkable considering Andrew Jacked’s limited experience in bodybuilding. Nonetheless, he possesses the genetic gifts and work ethic to thrive in the sport.
Andrew Jacked weighs over 300 pounds in the offseason while maintaining incredible muscularity and proportions.
Conquering the Pro Ranks in Record Time
Most new IFBB Pros take time to gradually qualify for major events like the Mr. Olympia. But Andrew Jacked is not the most pros. In his very first competition with a pro card, Jacked won the 2022 Texas Pro bodybuilding show.
His back-to-back victories in Texas and England solidified Andrew Jacked as a rising threat in the IFBB Pro League.
Training Philosophy and Diet
Andrew Jacked prioritizes heavy, multi-joint lifts like squats, deadlifts, and bench presses which stimulate maximum muscle growth by activating several muscle groups simultaneously.
Isolation movements later in his workouts target individual muscle groups to bring up weak points and create overall symmetry.
Andrew Jacked’s solo training approach allows him to push his body to failure without needing a spotter on compound lifts.
Andrew Jacked also relies on complex carbs including rice, oats, and broccoli for energy and muscle glycogen.
Dominating on Social Media
A major part of Andrew Jacked’s appeal is how he has leveraged social media, especially Instagram, to rapidly expand his fame.
His account @andrewjacked already has over 640,000 followers who tune in to see his intense workouts and outrageous physique content.
Andrew Jacked’s posts highlight his inspiring journey from CrossFit athlete to elite bodybuilder. Fans feel invested in his success because they have watched his entire journey unfold online in real time.
At just age 38, Andrew Jacked is only getting started on social media and has plenty of room left to build his following.
Eyes Set on First Olympia Title
With two pro wins under his belt, Andrew Jacked has demonstrated he is one of the top IFBB athletes to watch.
His 2023 plans include qualifying again for the Mr. Olympia through a win or two in the early season.
However, he has shown continuous improvement early in his pro journey and will be a legitimate threat to crack the top spots.
At 38 years of age, Andrew Jacked still has time on his side to fulfill his championship dreams if he stays focused and determined.
Andrew Jacked has both the mass and aesthetics to dominate the Open division once the current veteran top competitors start to retire.
With his superhero proportions and charisma, Andrew Jacked is connecting with fans worldwide.
Now he prepares for the next chapter of his journey to become Nigeria’s first Mr. Olympia champion.