• Name- Oderah “O.D.” Anosike
  • Birthday- January 3, 1991
  • Height- 6’8″ (203 cm)
  • Weight- 245 lbs. (111 kg)
  • Position- Power Forward/Center
  • Nationality- American/Nigerian


  • Hobbies- Reading, shopping, and relaxing with friends
  • Favorite athletes- Kevin Garnett, Amare Stoudemire, Stephen Curry, and Derek Jeter
  • Favorite foods- Pasta, pizza, and steak
  • Favorite music artists- Young Jeezy, Drake, and Rick Ross
  • Favorite TV shows- Entourage, Scandal, Family Guy
  • Favorite movie- Wolf on Wall Street
  • Favorite animal- Lion


  • Born in Staten Island, New York to Ngozi and Ben Anosike
  • Given the first name Oderah, which means “What God has written can never be taken away” in native Nigerian language
  • Received the nickname “O.D.” as a young child
  • Has seven siblings, four sisters and three brothers
  • Sister Nicky Anosike was a former University of Tennessee and WNBA standout, winning two NCAA National Championships under legendary coach Pat Summitt
  • Began playing organized basketball at 8 years old
  • Attended Saint Peter’s Boys High School in Staten Island, New York, and graduated in 2009
  • Attended Siena College in Loudonville, New York, and graduated in 2013
  • Graduated with a degree in Economics while double-minoring in Criminal Justice and Sociology
  • The epitome of a true student-athlete, graduated with a 3.35 GPA
  • Successfully earned a Master’s degree in Sport Management from Texas A&M University in 2016
  • An exemplary student: completed his Master’s degree while posting a perfect 4.0 GPA