Passing custom props to router component in react-router v4

I’m using React Router to create a multi page app. My main component is <App/> and it renders all of the routing to to child components. I’m trying to pass props via the route, and based on some research I did, the most common way for child components to tap into props passed down is via the this.props.route object that they inherit. However, this object is undefined for me. On my render() function in the child component, I console.log(this.props) and am return an object that looks like this