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For the mirror universe counterpart, please see Joann Owosekun (mirror).

Joann Owosekun, nicknamed "Owo", was a Human who served as an officer in Starfleet during the mid-23rd century.

Early life Edit

Owosekun was raised in a Luddite collective on Earth. Her family held no religious beliefs. (DIS: "New Eden")

Starfleet career Edit

By 2256, Owosekun served on the bridge of the USS Discovery as operations officer, with the rank of lieutenant junior grade. (DIS: "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry")

When Harcourt Fenton Mudd attempted to take over the Discovery in 2256 using a time loop, she was present on the bridge at the operations officer post. (DIS: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad")

In 2257, in recognition for her role in ending the Federation-Klingon War, Owosekun was awarded the Starfleet Medal of Honor. (DIS: "Will You Take My Hand?")

Because of her experience living in a community without technology, Owosekun was recommended by Michael Burnham to accompany her and Captain Christopher Pike as part of the landing party sent to the New Eden town on Terralysium, a primitive human settlement. When the team were attacked by Jacob, she was able to free them from captivity by using a magnet to release a slide bolt on a trap door. (DIS: "New Eden")

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Background information Edit

Joann Owosekun is portrayed by Oyin Oladejo. Her name was mentioned only in the credits of "Context Is for Kings" and she can only be seen briefly in the episode. She appeared more prominently with a speaking role in the following episode, "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry", and her last name was first spoken on screen in "Choose Your Pain", while her first name was first mentioned in "Brother".