Nigerian born NFL Star, Amobi Okoye moved with his family to the United States over a decade ago, and has now become the youngest player to be drafted at the age of 19 into the NFL by the Houston Texans in the first round.
Amobi Okoye turned 23, and he began the birthday celebration with a series of physical activity events which started with the “Kick-Off 4 Kids” Physical activity football camp, and ended on the basketball court, a yearly event titled as “Celebrity Basketball Game” . His team “defensive linesmen” won the celebrity basketball game competition.
Below are a few Photos by Bode Ojo, highlighting some of the moments with Amobi Okoye, as part of celebrating 23 years of fitness, family and Fun. Please visit us soon for more photos from the Kids Kick-off Charity Event, and the Celebrity basketball game.
NFL Star Amobi Okoye at the Kickoff for Kids Event, Photo by Bode Ojo
[L-R: Connor Barwin #98 (MVP of the day), Deljuan Robinson #66] Photo by Bode Ojo
[L-R: Guest and Judge Thornton Former Mayor of Magonolia, Photo by Bode Ojo
Tennis Shoe of Nike’s representative “Forrest Sherman“ on board, Photo by Bode Ojo
Amobi’s Dad and Mum, Photo by Bode Ojo
97.9 The Box representatives, the #1 Hip Hop radio station in Houston, Texas, Photo by Bode Ojo
Amobi signing autographs, Photo by Bode Ojo
Houston police force at The Amobi Foundation’s event, Photo by Bode Ojo
[L-R: Amobi’s Mother speaking with Deljuan Robinson #66] Photo by Bode Ojo
Photos by Bode Ojo, highlighting some of the moments with Amobi Okoye, as part of celebrating 23 years of fitness, family and Fun. Please visit us soon for more photos from the Kids Kick-off Charity Event, and the Celebrity basketball game.
The Amobi Okoye Foundation Inc. mission/goal is to provide hope to kids and communities.
The core programs for this organization include:
Kick-off for Kids: series of youth activities that use athletics to motivate and inspire youth.
Tackle Hunger: sustenance and self-improvement for homeless and undernourished kids and families
Amobi’s House: community achievement center where kids can learn and play in a safe nurturing environment.
C.A.T.E. (Changing Africa Through Education): global education initiative that offers academic and athletic scholarships to support achievement and excellence among youth in developing nations.