Basketball Player

Kofi Cockburn

Kofi Cockburn- Biography

Kofi Cockburn is a Jamaican basketball player who represents the University of Illinois Fighting Illini in the Big Ten Conference. He’s also the second-leading scorer and rebounder for Illinois. Rivals, 247 Sports, and ESPN have all put him outside of the top 50 recruits. His Twitter account has 15.7 thousand followers.

What is the Net Worth of Kofi Cockburn? Salary, Earnings

Basketball contests bring in a lot of money for Kofi. He hasn’t revealed the actual amount of money he earned. However, it is estimated to be around $500,000. Sponsorships and appearances at events are his other sources of revenue. He is also given scholarships, housing, food, and other necessities as a college player.

Kofi Cockburn- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Parents

Kofi was born in Kingston, Jamaica on September 1, 1999. Dorothy Wray and Laffette Cockburn are his mother and father’s names. His father owned a cleaning supply store before passing away after a heart attack. Kofi Cockburn moved to Queens, New York, with his mother in 2014. He enrolled himself at New York’s Christ the King Regional High School. He was afterward transferred to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, to finish his senior year. Kofi Cockburn opted to follow his passion for basketball and enrolled in the men’s basketball program at Illinois Fighting Illini.

Quick Facts

Real Name Kofi Cockburn
Birth Date September 1, 1999
Age 21 Years
Birth Place Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Profession College Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo
Height in feet inches – 7’ 0” – in Centimetres – 213 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 129 kg  –  in Pounds –  285 lbs
Chest 43 Inches
Waist Size 32 Inches
Biceps Size 19 Inches
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic
Father Laffette Cockburn
Mother Dorothy Wray
Sister NA
Brother Nagash Confirm

Kofi Cockburn- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

He has devoted most of his time to the sport of basketball. There is no information on his current or previous partnerships, and he appears to be single at the moment. He prefers to keep his personal and professional lives separate and out of the spotlight.

Kofi Cockburn- Professional Career

He started his career by actively participating in athletics. Kofi Cockburn was a member of the New York Rens of the Amateur Athletic Union. He averaged 16.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, and 53.9 percent shooting from the field in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League. He received numerous college scholarship offers after graduating from high school. Kofi Cockburn formed a strong bond with an assistant coach from Illinois named Orlando Antigua and decided to join their coaching staff. He was ranked first among 50 four-star recruits in the 2019 class.

Kofi Cockburn played against Nicholas, Grand Canyon, The Citadel, Michigan, and other teams in his Illinois debut. He averaged 13.3 points per game, 8.8 rebounds per game, and 1.4 blocks per game as a rookie. Kofi Cockburn also hit 53.2 percent of his shots from the field and 67.7 percent of his free throws. He declared for the 2020 NBA draft during one of his seasons, but then withdrew and returned for his sophomore season. As a result, he will play in his forthcoming matches, which have been postponed due to the Coronavirus epidemic.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Kofi Cockburn stands 7 ft 0 inches tall and weighs 129 kg. Furthermore, he has Black hair and Brown eyes.

Controversy

His performance was tarnished by an incident during a game versus Michigan. Lewis Garrison, a Michigan player, was accidentally hit by him and fell to the ground, subsequently leaving the game. This encounter left an impression on him, and he resolved to be more cautious while playing. He also knows how to deal with controversies.

Social Media Details

Kofi Cockburn does not have an official presence on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and TikTok.

Trivia

  • He used to be highly active in soccer, cricket, and track and field when he was younger.
  • He met his future Illinois teammate Alan Griffin while playing in the Amateur Athletic Union.
  • In 2017, he was chosen to attend the Basketball Without Borders camp in Nassau, Bahamas.
  • He was also chosen for the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit by the global team.
  • He verbally committed to Illinois on January 6, 2001.
  • During his undergraduate career, he was voted Big Ten Freshman of the Year.
  • According to the coaches, he was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the media and Third Team All-Big Ten by the coaches.

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