As if making piles of money playing sports for a living weren't amazing enough, so many professional athletes today are also A-List celebrities in their own right.
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Many there, including Okafor's grandfather, starved or died of illness.
Okafor's father, Pius, joined the Biafran army because he knew soldiers were fed before refugees in such crises.
A guy Lisa had already traded messages with wrote saying he was coming to town for the weekend. Once two people match, the app could check both their calendars and geographic locations and set up a date at a mutually convenient location.Pius managed to survive until the end of the war in 1970, which also marked the end of an independent Biafra.Four years later, he immigrated to the United States, where one of his cousins had already settled.Okafor played for the University of Connecticut from 2001 to 2004 where he was teammates with Charlie Villanueva, Marcus Williams, Ben Gordon, Hilton Armstrong and Josh Boone, who all went on to play in the NBA.He majored in finance during his time at Connecticut, and he graduated with honors after three years in May 2004 with a 3.8 GPA.