Jahlil Okafor

by Therock Fri Jul,2017
Jahlil Okafor
Body Stats
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Jahlil Okafor
  • Birth Place Fort Smith
  • Father Chukwudi Okafor
  • Mother Dacresha Lanett Benton
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity white
  • Affair with bikini

Jahlil Okafor established himself as one of the greatest players of basketball. He is a game greatest scorers. He plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He also played college basketball for the Duke University. He was an All-American as a junior in 2013. 

Jahlil Okafor was born on December 15, 1995, in Chicago, Illinois. Regarding nationality, he is American. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His star sign is Sagittarius. His father name is Chukwudi, known as Chuck who is of Nigerian Igbo and African-American descent. His mother Dacresha Lanett Benton is of African-American White.

Career

From his early age, Jahlil Okafor was passionate about the basketball game. He started his basketball career with the Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, Illinois. While playing at Whitney, he bagged high school national player of the year awards from McDonald’s USA Today and Parade. In 2013, he led his high school team to the 2013 Chicago Public High School League city championship. Following senior season, he bagged broad All-American recognition and was honored as national player of the year by Parade, USA Today and McDonald’s.

Upon high school career, Jahlil Okafor played basketball for the Duke University. While playing for Duke, he was honored by USBWA National Freshman of the Year and ACC player of the Year. In 2015, he landed his steps into the NBA. His NBA career started with Philadelphia 76ers. On July 7, 2015, he agreed to a two-year contract with 76ers. On Feb 25, 2017, he scored season-high 28 points and bagged 10 rebounds in a 110-109 loss to the New York Knicks. On March 31, 2017, he was ruled out of the rest of the season with right knee soreness.

Personal Life & Affair

Jahlil Okafor mother passed away when he was nine years old. Upon his mother death, he was raised by his father and Aunt Chinyere Okafor-Conley. His father played basketball at his junior college. His mother also played college basketball.  He has an older sister, Jalen and two younger brothers named Jamonte and Ashondre. His uncle works in a police department in Chicago, Illinois.

When it comes to his private life, Jahlil Okafor is too young to enter into the married life. He has a girlfriend. Currently, he is dating a super hot bikini model. She is Lauren Oglensky. She is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arizona. They are happy in their relationship.

Jahlil Okafor has reached the age of 21 now. He has maintained a great physique. He has a standing height of 6 ft 11 inch, which is around 2.11 m. He has a weight of 125 kg. 

Net Worth & Social Networking Involvements

Jahlil Okafor is popular on social networking sites. His fans are largely following him on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. As of 2017, his salary is 4.789 million USD. He has a whopping net worth of $2 million. 

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