Najee Richardson nicknamed "The Philly Phoenix", is a Fitness Coach from Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
In his second year of competing on American Ninja Warrior he competed in his hometown of Philadelphia in American Ninja Warrior 8. In Philadelphia Qualifying he cleared the course with the 5th fastest time and moved onto the city finals. in the city finals, Najee failed the Stair Hopper but he placed 6th overall in the top 30 and moved onto Vegas. In the national finals, Najee finished Stage 1 with 8.01 seconds remaining. On Stage 2 he cleared the Giant Ring Swing but he failed the all new Down Up Salmon Ladder.
Najee returned to compete in American Ninja Warrior 9 where he completed the Cleveland Qualifying course placing 6th.