ACQUIRED: Signed on 3/15/2019
Olum started his professional career with Portland Timbers while they were still in the USL in 2007. He went on to play with the Minnesota Thunder, Austin Aztex and Orlando City, all at the USL level, before joining Sporting Kansas City in MLS in September of 2011. In Kansas City, Olum played 5,245 minutes over 86 games, making two postseason appearances and playing alongside current Loon Ike Opara. He was then traded to Portland Timbers FC ahead of the 2017 season. During his time in Portland, Olum started 40 of 52 games played, across 3,735 minutes. He was also a part of the Timbers postseason runs in both 2017 and 2018, playing six games and 270 minutes.
INTERNATIONAL: Olum has made four appearances with the Kenyan National Team. He was called up in November of 2012 for the 2012 CECAFA Cup and made his international debut in a 1-0 victory over Comoros in May 2014.