Josh Okogie Celebrity Life
Joshua Okogie is a professional basketball player. He currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves as their shooting guard. After he declared and entered the 2018 NBA Draft, the Timbeerwovesl selected him in the 1st draft round. He was the 20th overall pick. In 2018, he was named into the Third-team All-ACC.
Before he quit college in preference to the NBA, he was studying business administration. He has four siblings. His older brother, Nathaniel, played soccer in college.
Josh Okogie has been playing since the age of 11. He received several honors in high school and college. He was named the Gwinnett Daily Posts' Player of the year twice, once in 2015 and the following year, 2016. In 2017, he played for the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team and ACC All-Academic Team.
Josh Okogie's full name is Joshua Aloiye Okogie. He was born on 1st September 1998 in Lagos. He was born in the city of Lagos, located in Lagos State in Nigeria. He and his family migrated to the United States when he was 3. They migrated to Georgia. He is 6'4” tall and weighs 213 lbs.
After migrating to Snellville Georgia, Josh attended Shiloh High School. Shiloh High School is located at 4210 Shiloh Rd. He played basketball at the school.
After completing high school, Josh Okogies attended Georgian Tech. He played for the university's basketball team, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. After two years in college, he declared for the 2018 NBA draft but was still open to completing college. But he later entered the NBA Draft on 21st May, ending all speculations.
College Basketball Stats:
Georgia Tech gave him the opportunity to play basketball at a wider scale. He played two seasons for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. In the 2016-17 season, he played 37 games. In the 37 games, he earned the field goal percentage of .453. He also scored 5.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.7 blocks, and 16.1 points per game.
In the following season (2017-18), he played in 24 games. His field goal percentage for those games was .416. He scored 6.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.8 steals, 1.0 blocks, and 18.2 points per game.
His college career stats amass to 61 games, .437 field goal percentage, 5.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 1.5 steals, 0.8 blocks, and 16. 9 points per game.
The Minnesota Timberwolves are Josh Okogie's first NBA team. He was drafted by the Timberwolves in the 2018 NBA draft. He signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves on 2nd July 2018. He played for the team in the 2018-2019 season. He played in 74 games, earning a .386 field goal percentage. He scored 2.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.2 steals, 0.4 blocks, and 7.7 points per game. He also plays for the Nigerian National basketball team.
In the 2019-20 season, he played in 41 games, which lead to him earning a file goal percentage of .405. He scored 4.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.1 steals, 0.5 blocks, and 8.0 points per game.
His total career stats as of 2020 are 115 games, .392 field goal percentage, 3.5 rebounds, 1.2 steals, 0.5 blocks, and 7.8 points per game.
Josh Okogie is the son of Pius Okogie and Anothonia Okogie. He has four siblings, Nathaneal, Emmanuel, Evaristus, and Rachael.
Social Media Profiles:
Josh Okogie is active on social media. We have listed a few of his profiles below.
Instagram Handle: @callme_nonstop
Twitter Handle: @CallMe_NonStop
Josh Okogie is a rookie basketball player. He has no police records or criminal records of any kind. He hasn't been linked to any scandals as well.
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