|High School:||Boston College High School|
2013: Tabbed winner of George "Bulger" Lowe Award as New England Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected to College Sports Madness Preseason All-Ivy League first team ... Named to Phil Steele Preseason All-Ivy League first team ... Tabbed to the All-Ivy first team ... Honored on College Sports Madness All-Ivy first team ... Played in nine games and had 31 tackles ... Made a tackle in season opener at San Diego ... Recovered a fumble and had three stops against Brown ... Forced a fumble and finished with 1.5 sacks at Holy Cross ... Finished with 3.5 tackles for a loss, including 2.5 sacks, at Cornell ... Had three stops against Lafayette ... Recorded four tackles against Princeton ... Finished with five tackles against Princeton ... Added five tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, against Penn ... Finished with two tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, at Yale.
2012: Second team All-Ivy League at defensive tackle ... Preseason All-Ivy League by College Sports Madness ... Preseason first team All-Ivy League by Phil Steel’s College Football Preview ... Had a sack and a QB hurry in the opener against San Diego ... Had a tackle for a loss and two QB hurries against Cornell ... Had a tackle for a loss and two QB hurries against Bucknell ... Had two sacks against Columbia ... Had a sack in a win over Yale.
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.