Jahlil Okafor is an American professional Basketball Player who is currently playing for the Philadelphia 76ers of National Basketball Association. In addition to that, he has also played his freshman season of the college for 2014-15 Duke National. Talking about his personal life biography, Okafor has not got married yet. According to the TMZ, he is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend named Lauren Oglensky.
Now, let us find some more details related to the bio of Okafor that has been obtained from different sources. He is the native of Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He came into this world on 15th December of the year 1995 which has now made him reach the age of 21. He is the son of Chukwudi Okafor and Dacresha Lanett Benton. During his youth period, he split his time between the house of his mother in the 127-resident town of Moffett, Oklahoma and the home of his father in Chicago.
When he was 9 years old, his mother contracted bronchitis and the died after two weeks from collapsed lung. He was heavily recruited since before the high school and he had been at top of the recruiting rankings for several of the years. He had played basketball for Whitney M. Young Magnet High School where he received the high school national player of the year award from Parade, USA Today and McDonald’.
At 2012 FIBA U-17 World Championship, he earned a Tournament MVP for a gold-medal winning USA Team. The following year, he led Whitney Young to 2013 Chicago Public High School League City championship. While at Duke, he earned a WSBWA National Freshman of The Year as well as ACC Player of The Year. Later, he was selected with the 3rd overall pick by Philadelphia 76ers. He has also been through the injury in some of his games. Prior to that, in October of 2010, Okafor successfully tried out for the USA Basketball’s 2011-12 USA Developmental national team.
Jahlil Okafor is one among the popular and loved celebrities on the TV screen whom we have been knowing and viewing daily. Some of you may also be the fan of him since a long time as well as some of you may also love to access some other news related to him. Some of us may also have the information regarding his stats, trade, personal life, as well as the professional career from different gossip pages, newspaper, and magazines. Okafor has been active in this field professionally since 2015 and during these periods, he has already gained numbers of fans in his social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Jahlil Okafor stands tall at the towering height of 6 feet and 11 inches that is 2.11 m. As he was born in the month of December, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His weight has been revealed as 275 lbs that is 125 kg. He belongs to an American nationality and he is of Black ethnicity. During his career, Okafor has earned big amount of salary and his net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.