#34

Felix Okpara

Center

Player profile

  • Height 6-11
  • Weight 220
  • Hometown Lagos, Nigeria
  • Year Fr.
  • H.S./Last School Hamilton Heights Christian Acad./Link Academy

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • A consensus four-star recruit and a Top-60 ranked prospect according to 247sports.com
  • Transferred to Link Academy prior to the start of his senior season and helped lead Link to the finals of the GEICO National Tournament.
  • Has a strong presence on the defensive end of the floor with his shot blocking ability
  • Had averages over eight points, six rebounds and two blocked shots per game as a senior
  • Averaged over 11 points, nearly eight rebounds and over two blocks per game as a junior at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy
  • Tied for second in blocks per game in the EYBL at 1.9
  • Had 11 blocks in a game vs. Oak Hill Academy in Dec. of 2020
  • A native of Nigeria, he moved to the states in 2018 and began playing basketball
  • Played soccer growing up in Nigeria