|High School:||Boston College High School|
2011: Second team All-Ivy League ... Obukwelu helped to anchor Harvard’s stout defensive line in his first year as a starter. The junior had 24 tackles including 4.5 for a loss and one sack ... Started all 10 games ... Had two tackles for a loss including a sack in the opener at Holy Cross ... Had a tackle for a loss in a win at Lafayette ... Had two QB hurries in a win over Dartmouth.
2010: Appeared in nine games on the defensive line and played very well, finishing with 17 tackles including 2.5 for a loss while blocking a kick ... Had a tackle for a loss among three total tackles in a win at Lafayette ... Major H award winner.
2009: Missed the season with an injury.
At Boston College High School: Earned three letters in football ... Captain of team ... Catholic Conference Player of the Year as a senior after recording 70 tackles, nine sacks and 13 tackles for a loss ... Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot-Ledger All-Scholastic teams ... All-State as a senior ... Catholic Conference All-Star ... Massachusetts Hall of Fame selection in 2008 ... Two-time conference champion ... Won state championship as a senior ... President, National Honor Society ... President, Black and Latino Student Union ... Wrote for school newspaper ... Volunteer at Boston medical Center ... Scholar-Athlete ... Earned The Marguerite Thomson Award.
Personal: Enjoys music and reading ... Aspires for a career in business law ... Older brother, Iffi, played football at Harvard from 2007-09 ... Younger brother, Obum, is also on the team.