ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Dele Ojo
Dele Ojo, has played High school, college and Professionally (basketball) around the world. Born in Washington DC, raised in Maryland. Ojo Played in Mexico (LNBP) Canada, Played Pro ball in Atlanta (WBA) ABA, And American Professional Basketball League. (APBL) Ojo could have potentially signed with a NBA-D-league team in 2010 Fort Wayne Mad Ants. But decided to play in Mexico. 2015-2016 Ojo Was awarded APBL MVP. Red bull did a Story on Ojo’s basketball career as well. He’s been in many newspapers and a couple of magazines. This year (2016) Ojo is in the front cover of Finest Magazine (DMV Based) In 2015 Ojo Competed in a million dollar pro am basketball tourney. His team lost in the championship game. Ojo was awarded defensive player of the year, and was also a season MVP candidate.
During the NBA lockout, the George Goodman league became a league dominated by NBA stars and players. During that season Dele did something that has never been done in the history of the league. He was the season and finals MVP and Defensive player of the year.
He’s had head to head battles with Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards, Ty Lawson of the Indiana Pacers. Also Teaming Up with and against Former League MVP Kevin Durant. Ojo Also Played in a big summer league Pro-am at Morgan State U, Which players like Lebron James, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony and many more played.
This accomplishment speaks volume of him as a player. Summer 2015, Ojo Won another Goodman league MVP, and Scoring Title. 2016, Ojo was selected Top 20 To Ever play in the Goodman League. This list includes NBA players such as Kevin Durant, Gilbert Areanas, Ty Lawson, and many more pros. Ojo Is a Basketball Legend In the DMV. He now is Also a Basketball Trainer, and is one day trying to open his own training facility.