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Jahlil Okafor Speaker Profile

USBWA National Freshman of the Year and ACC Player of the Year

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Jahlil Okafor Biography

Jahlil Okafor is an American college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team who played his freshman season for the national champion 2014–15 team. He entered Duke with widespread recognition as the preseason Collegiate National Player of the Year. He played high school basketball in Chicago, Illinois for Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, where he earned high school national player of the year awards from McDonalds, USA Today and Parade. He signed with Duke as a package with Tyus Jones.

He was heavily recruited since before high school and had been at the top of the recruiting rankings for several years. He is a distant cousin of Emeka Okafor. At the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship, he earned the Tournament MVP for the gold-medal winning USA team. In 2013, Okafor led Whitney Young to the 2013 Chicago Public High School League (CPL) city championship. He was an All-American as a junior in 2013. The following summer, he was an All-Tournament team selection at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for the gold-medal Team USA.

Okafor led Young to the 2014 CPL city championship game that they lost in a quadruple overtime game against Curie High School and Cliff Alexander that was the lead story on SportsCenter. However, a week later Curie forfeited the championship. His 2014 season culminated with a Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 4A state championship. As a senior, he excelled in All-star competitions. He was co-MVP of both the 2014 McDonald's All-American Boys Game and the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic game and led his team in the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit. Following the season, he earned broad All-American recognition and was named national player of the year by Parade, USA Today and McDonald's among others.

At Duke, he earned the USBWA National Freshman of the Year and ACC Player of the Year. He was also a unanimous 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball All-American first-team selection.


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76ers Jahlil Okafor Holds Meet and Greet at the16th Annual Sixers Beach Bash Party Event

Posted on 6 August 2015 | 7:34 pm

Jahlil Okafor AgentPhiladelphia 76ers Jahlil Okafor attended the 16th Annual Sixers Beach Bash Party event that happened on August 1st at Jack’s Place on Ocean Drive in Avalon. This was a great opportunity for fans of the team to get a chance to see some of the players in a relaxed and fun environment, and Okafor was there in the company of his teammate Robert Covington as well. A couple of former stars...[Read More]

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