Obokhare Ikpefan
Obokhare Ikpefan

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/06/1995



03/22/2014

Mostert Wins 100m at Trojan Invite

The junior sprinter ran the second-fastest time in program history.

02/21/2014

Track & Field Set for Final Tune-Up Before B1Gs

The Boilermakers head back to Notre Dame for the second time in three weeks.

01/18/2014

Boilers Sweep Hoosiers, First Wins Since Series Renewed in 2010

The Boilermakers broke three school records and seven meet records on Saturday.

01/14/2014

Tuesday Track Tidbits

The Boilermakers host Indiana on Saturday for the annual dual.

01/11/2014

Boilermakers Break Two School Records, Facility Record

Purdue has three top-10 marks nationally, including three that are the best in the country.

High School: Regional and County Champions in 2012 and 2013 ... placed sixth in 4x400m relay, seventh in 4x800m relay, and ninth in 4x100m relay at the USATF Junior Olympics in 2012 ... named Fulton County Athlete of the Year ... played football, track and basketball freshman and sophomore years ... recognized as the top freshman in 400m and triple jump in Georgia ... sophomore year, was recognized as fifth in the nation for triple jump and third at junior Olympics ... played football and track junior and senior years ... coached by Andy Schultz and Tony Carpenter for track.

Personal: Obokhare (Obos) Ikpefan was born July 6, 1995, in Lagos, Nigeria, to Ihinosen Ikpefan ... is an only child ... loves music ... majoring in biology.