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Jahlil Okafor

Chicago, IL - 2014

SchoolWhitney Young PositionCenter Height6’10” Weight270 lbs. AAU TeamMac Irvin Fire HometownChicago, IL Class2014
National Rank#5State Rank#2
Scouting Report

STRENGTHS

Defensive Rebounding
Finishing Through Contact
Low Post Footwork
Low Post Moves
Offensive Rebounding
Size For Position

NEEDS TO IMPROVE

Ball-Handling
Conditioning
Mid-Range Shooting

  • Scout’s Notes:

    If you're looking for a big man to build a team around, Jahlil Okafor is the prospect you are looking for. He has mammoth size at 6'10", 270 pounds. However, he is extremely mobile for his size. He utilizes a powerful spin move in the post to maneuver around opponents. He is also a phenomenal rebounder. Outstanding prospect.

College Projection:

  • High-Major

Complete Rankings:

  • Player Grade: 100 (5-Star)
  • National Rank: 5
  • Position Rank: 1
  • State Rank: 2

Skills Review:

  • Shooting: Excellent
  • Dribbling: Average
  • Passing: Good
  • Rebounding: Excellent
  • Intangibles: Excellent
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Latest News on Jahlil Okafor
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Skyler Nash could be the next star at Whitney Young (IL).Skyler Nash Looking to Bounce Back From Injury

1/07/2014 by Brian Flinn – 2016 SG/SF Skyler Nash has been sidelined with an injury and is looking forward to getting back out on the floor.

Aaron Jordan is a key piece for John Groce's 2015 class.Jordan Picks Illini, 2nd In-State Commit In 2015

1/05/2014 by Brian Flinn – On Saturday evening, 2015 Plainfield East (IL) SG Aaron Jordan decided to end his recruitment and pledged to John Groce and Illinois

Daniel Hamilton had a big day on Monday.Excitement Aplenty on Last Day of City of Palms

12/24/2013 by Brian Flinn – On the 6th and final day of the City of Palms classic there was plenty of excitement as people geared up for Montverde-Paul VI, plenty of players showed out too

Jahlil Okafor will give Duke a major presence insideSemi-Finals Take Center Stage At City of Palms

12/22/2013 by Brian Flinn – On the fourth day of City of Palms, the semi-final matchups were the main draw, while others showed out in the consolation bracket.

Duke is getting the #6 prospect nationally in 2014.Justise Winslow Completes Monster Class For Duke

11/21/2013 by Eric Hampford – Justise Winslow has announced his intentions to attend Duke University next season, joining an already loaded Blue Devils 2014 class...

Justise Winslow will be making his college decision tomorrowJustise Winslow Decision: Our Analysts Weigh In...

11/20/2013 by Eric Hampford – With a possible commitment looming, Future150 recruiting analysts weigh in on where they think Justise Winslow may be headed...

Tyus Jones will step in and run the offense from day one.Executing The Plan: Jones and Okafor to Duke

11/15/2013 by Brian Flinn – On Friday afternoon, Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor both picked Duke, vaulting the Blue Devils class greatly.

Will Tyler Ulis & UK have another top recruiting class?Five Things to Watch for During Signing Week

11/13/2013 by Garrett Tucker – Heading into Wednesday and the National Signing Period, here are five things to watch for in the recruiting world.

Tyus Jones will be making his college decision this Friday.Package Deal Decision Looming

11/11/2013 by Eric Hampford – Top 5 prospects Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor both announced Monday night that they will be making their college commitments this Friday at 3:00 p.m. CT.

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