Qudus Wahab is a Nigerian college basketball player who is currently representing the Maryland Terrapins of the Big Ten Conference. He played his freshman and sophomore season for the Georgetown Hoyas.
Lagos, Nigeria native, Qudus Wahab was born on 30th January 2000, under the star sign Aquarius. After the age of fifteen, he moved to the United States. He holds a Nigerian nationality and is of an Afro ethnic background. The twenty-one years old stands 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) tall and weighs 240 lb (109 kg).
Qudus Wahab played his freshman and sophomore years of high school at the Virginia Academy. For his junior season, he transferred to the Flint Hill School for the rest of his high school career.
On 30th January 2019, Wahab signed to Georgetown under head coach Patrick Ewing for his collegiate career on his 19th birthday over the offers from UConn, Pittsburgh, and Syracuse.
During his freshman season, Wahad appeared in 32 games, starting 7. He averaged 5.5 points and 14.7 minutes per game, along with 30 blocks. On 4th March 2020, he recorded a double-double against Creighton, scoring 14 points and 12 rebounds.
The following season, he started 25 games, averaging 12.7 points, 27.7 minutes, and 1.6 blocks per game. During the 2021 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament, he averaged 14.3 points and 8.3 rebounds where he won the tournament and advanced to the 2021 NCAA Tournament.
After the 2020-21 season, he transferred to Maryland to play under head coach Mark Turgeon.
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As a matter of fact, a college athlete does not have a salary from their college team for representing their team. However, there is a full scholarship.
Coming to 2021, NCAA has introduced new rules for athletes to generate money from endorsements and sponsorships. Yes, now college athletes can earn from these.
But the ultimate goal of college athletes is to get picked by the NBA franchise in the Draft. According to the source, the average salary of NBA players as of 2021 is $7.5 million per annum. Now you can guess why these leagues are big dreams for college athletes out there.
In Wahab's case, he does not seem to have any endorsements or sponsorships. Not to mention, Wahab is a good prospect for the NBA. Once he gets drafted, his salary will be in millions of dollars. As of 2021, his net worth is under review.
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Qudus Wahab is already into a lime light. However, the Maryland Terrapins's Center seems to be low key person who enjoys his personal life behind the media attention. There is no report in the media about his relationship or girlfriend. As of now, he is believed to be single.
Bolaji is active on Instagram with 4,244 followers as of November 2021.
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