Hero Kanu


Player profile

  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 305
  • Hometown Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
  • Last School Santa Margarita Catholic
  • Year 1st Year

Ohio State Overview
• Signed his National Letter of Intent with the Buckeyes in February of 2022
• Enrolled at Ohio State in June of 2022

More on Hero
• Was the nation’s No. 105-ranked player overall and earned a four-star designation by 247Sports
• Invited to the All-American Bowl where he made his commitment to Ohio State public
• Had 55 tackles, including nine sacks and 19.0 tackles for loss, this past fall as a senior
• Registered 28 tackles and 9.0 tackles for loss to go along with 1.5 sacks last spring in his first season at Santa Margarita Catholic
• Is originally from Germany where he was a promising club soccer player
• Moved to California in October of 2020 and played organized football for the first time in the spring of 2021
• Is the son of Judith Kanu