Onyeka Okongwu Height, Age, Parents, Brother, Tragedy, Girlfriend: Atlanta Hawks 2019

Onyeka Okongwu Age, Height, Parents, Brother: Facts To Know About

Onyeka Okongwu Age, Height, Parents, Brother: Facts To Know About

Onyeka Okongwu, the new NBA player has been a star even before being drafted into the world-famous league. The 19-year-old plays the power forward and has been selected by the Atlanta Hawks. 

He was a superstar recruit and is the 6th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. He had a grade 93 overall rating as a recruit and most outlets named him a 5-star recruit. 

Name Onyeka Okongwu
Birthday December 11, 2000
Age 19
Gender Male
Height 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m)
Weight 245 lbs (111 kg)
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player in the NBA
Parents Mike Okongwu and Kate Okongwu
Siblings Nnamdi (deceased)
Education Chino Hills; USC
Twitter BigO21_

10 Facts About Onyeka Okongwu

  1. Onyeka Okongwu is a huge basketballer and has a height of 6 feet 9 inches (206 cm). Similarly, he also weighs in at 245 lbs (111 kg). 
  2. Okongwu was born on December 11, 2000, and his age is 19 years old as of November 2020. 
  3. He was born to parents Mike Okongwu and Kate Okongwu. 
  4. The basketballer, Onyeka Okongwu, had a brother named Nnamdi, who suffered from a brain injury after a horrific skateboarding accident. He was placed 3 days on life support before he passed away. The tragedy of Nnamdi’s death affected the basketballer deeply. 
  5. Onyeka is focused on his basketball career and has not been active on media and remains away from the spotlight. He might have a girlfriend that he has not revealed to the media. 
  6. He has been selected by the Atlanta Hawks, he was around 1 pick and 6th overall. He was eyed by the scouts from a long while back and he has been drafted into the NBA as a future star.
  7. His immense talents on the court made him a favorite for scouts. 
  8. Other than his talents, his huge frame was also a factor in getting him selected. 
  9. He attended Chino Hills high school and played basketball for their team.
  10. In a similar fashion, he joined USC but left after a year because he was drafted into the NBA. 

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