Obokhare Ikpefan
Obokhare Ikpefan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Roswell, Ga.

High School:
Roswell HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

Birthdate:
07/06/1995



2014: Competed in seven indoor meets, counting the Big Ten Championships and participated in nine outdoor meets including the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Preliminary Round ... combined eight first-place finishes in the 400m and the 4x400m ... took fourth in the 4x400m at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with, Kendal Frederick, Andre' Peart and Raheem Mostert ... finished first at the Mastodon Opener in the 400m with a time of 50.65 ... placed 19th at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the 4x400m.

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.