In 2001 Ignisious moved from Ghana to the Netherlands. He is specialised in long jump. He finished sixth in Athens during his first Olympic games in 2004 and won silver the following year in Helsinki during the World Championship. In 2006 gold during the World Indoor Championships in Moscow.
After recovering from an injury in 2007 he made an impressive comeback. In 2014 Ingnisious won seviral World Challenge and Diamonds League meetings.
His has a lot ambitions the coming years, to continue as a very focused athlete.