Ochai Agbaji

Ochai Agbaji

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Ochai Agbaji is a well-known American college basketball player at the University of Kansas. Ochai Agbaji is famous for the position of Shooting Guard. He is also a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I (NCAA).

Early life and childhood

Ochai Agbaji was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 20, 2000. He is 21 years old now. His zodiac sign is Aries. He graduated from Oak Park High School and currently studying at Kansas State University. Ochai Agbaji was born in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Likewise, Olofu is Agbaji’s father.

He immigrated to the United States from Nigeria when he was 17 years old. His mother, Erica, and father were both basketball players at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Moreover, his older sister, Orie, is a volleyball player for Texas. He began playing club soccer and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball at an early age. Agbaji switched from soccer to basketball as a student at Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri.

Likewise, between his freshman and junior years, he grew nine inches. As time passed Agbaji did not receive any Power Five college offers until his final season during his basketball career at Oak Park. After scoring 27.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for Oak Park, he was named All-Metro player of the year by the Kansas City Star. Ochai Agbaji is also a three-star talent according to 247Sports and Rivals. He chose Kansas over Texas A&M and Wisconsin as his college basketball team on February 8, 2018.

Career

Ochai Agbaji was a part of the scout team during his freshman season at Kansas when he redshirted. His redshirt was lifted in early January 2019 because Kansas needed depth after Udoka Azubuike’s season was cut short due to injury and Silvio De Sousa’s eligibility issues. In a loss to Texas on January 29, Agbaji got his first career start, scoring 24 points, grabbing seven rebounds, and swiping the ball twice.

In his next game, a win over Texas Tech, he had his first double-double. Agbaji was named Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Week for the two games. Agbaji averaged 8.5 points and 4.6 rebounds in 22 games as a rookie, including 16 starts.

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Caption: Ochai Agbaji while playing Source: (Instagram)

Similarly, Ochai Agbaji made his sophomore season debut on November 5, 2019. Where he scored 15 points in a loss against fourth-ranked Duke at the Champions Classic. He then earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors during his second season.  He averaged 10 points and 4.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore, and he was second on the team with 46 three-pointers.  Likewise, he scored 14.1 points a game while shooting 42 percent from the field as a junior. He declared for the NBA draft on April 8, 2021, while keeping his college eligibility.

Moreover, On November 9, 2021, Agbaji made his senior season debut, scoring 29 points in an 87–74 victory over Michigan State at the Champions Classic. He is a high-energy player who has appeared in 83 games. He set a career-high with 37 points in a 94-91 double-overtime win over Texas Tech on January 24, 2022. Therefore, Agbaji was voted Big 12 Player of the Year at the end of the season. This is how he got his basketball career off the ground.

Net Worth

Throughout his career, Ochai Agbaji has undoubtedly earned a respectable sum of money. He hasn’t revealed anything about his net worth, though. Ochai Agbaji appears to have a net worth of 1.5 million dollars, according to a few sources.

Personal Life

Ochai Agbaji is single and straight. He appears to be living his private life because he hasn’t spoken much about it. He is still single, according to his profile.

Body measurement and Social media

Ochai Agbaji is an attractive and well-built athlete. He stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches. He’s about 98 kg in weight. He uses Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to keep in touch with his fans. On Facebook, he is active as @OchaiAgbaji. Similarly,  On Instagram, he is active as @youngoch and has 56.3K followers. Additionally, he is active on Twitter as @youngoch, with 17.2K followers.