Who Are Ochai Agbaji Parents? Meet Father Olofu Agbaji And Mother Erica Agbaji, All Family Details

Ochai Agbaji During A Kansas Game ( Source : Instagram )

Ochai Agbaji, an American basketball player who played for the Kansas Jayhawks of the Big 12 Conference, is grabbing headlines after being drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 14th pick in the ongoing NBA Draft 2022.

Ochai Young Agbaji was born on April 20, 2000. He participated in college basketball for the Big 12 Conference's Kansas Jayhawks.

The athlete won the Big 12 Player of the Year award in 2022 while a senior in college and was selected to the consensus first-team All-America. He was named the Final Four Most Outstanding Player after leading the Jayhawks to a national championship (MOP).

NBA writer Drew Packham predicted he would go to the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 14th pick, while CBS Sports predicted the Charlotte Hornets would choose him with the 13th pick. 

NBA: Ochai Agbaji Parents: Father Olofu Agbaji And Mother Erica Agbaji

Mother Erica Agbaji and father Ologu Agbaji were the parents of Ochai Agbaji. His parents strongly support and encourage him in his basketball endeavors.

The Kansas shooting star guard's family origin traces back to Nigeria. His father, Ologu, is from Nigeria and immigrated to the United States when he was seventeen. He relocated to the United States, where he raised an active family.

At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ochai's parents were both basketball players. While Erica was a four-year letter woman from 1991 to 1994, Olofu lettered during the 1991–1992 campaign.

Because they frequently engage with the media and share their opinions on Ochai's gameplay, Ochai's parents are well-known to his supporters. The Agbaji pair expressed their pride in their son's accomplishments over the years while speaking with Kansas City 41.

Who Are Ochai Agbaji's Siblings? 

Ochai Agbaji has only one sibling, his older sister Orie Mae. She played volleyball at the University of Texas in the past.

She was born in September 1997, making her two years and seven months older than Ochai. Standing 6 feet 3 inches tall, she plays center block. In Texas, Orie is presently pursuing a degree in communication and leadership.

The two siblings grew raised in Oak Park and attended the same high school. Ochai doesn't have any siblings other than Orie. With the support of his father, he played club soccer and amateur athletic union (AAU) basketball from an early age.  

Ochai Agbaji Wikipedia 

Ochai Agbaji, a Kansas City native and star guard, does have a Wikipedia page where his biography is available. The player was born on April 20, 2000, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but was raised in Kansas City, Missouri.

Ochai Agbaji During a Game
Ochai Agbaji During a Game ( Source : Instagram )

He grew up playing soccer. As a student at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri, Agbaji gave up playing soccer to concentrate on basketball. According to 247Sports and Rivals, Agbaji was a three-star recruit.

He turned down scholarships from Texas A&M and Wisconsin on February 8, 2018, to play collegiate basketball for Kansas. Agbaji scored 12 points in the championship game, leading Kansas to victory in the 2022 NCAA Tournament, and was awarded the MOP of the tournament.