43 - Gideon Oji
Gideon Oji
Height: 6-9
Weight: 220
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Imane in Koji, Nigeria
High School: Franklin Academy
Position: Center
Major: Sport management

High School: Graduated from Franklin Academy in Wake Forest, N.C…MVP and member of three-time AAU Bigshot Tournament championship team in 2010.

Personal: Full name is Gideon A. Oji…Born on Dec. 11, 1991 in Basawa, Nigeria…Son of Jacob and Mary Oji…Has one brother, Shadrach, and one sister, Deborah…Majoring in athletic training with a minor in sport management…Plans to pursue a professional playing career after graduation.

More about Gideon: Favorite books: “James Hardy”…Favorite midnight snack: Kuli kuli…Favorite movie: “Transformers”…Favorite musical artist: Celine Dion…Favorite sports team: Chelsea FC…Favorite athlete: Lebron James of the Miami Heat…Gideon can’t imagine a week without: Talking to his mother…Favorite color:Red…Favorite food: Muy muy…Favorite sport other than basketball: Soccer…Person Gideon most admires: His mother…Toughest opponent Gideon has ever played against: John Wall of the Washington Wizards…What people don’t know about Gideon: He can dance…When Gideon was a kid, he tried to be like: Celine Dion…When people first meet Gideon, they think: He’s gentle and funny.