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Javion Ogunyemi   0
Javion  Ogunyemi


Troy, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 243



  • Skilled big man who can finish around the basket with both hands
  • Highly decorated local product who made major strides as a sophomore
  • Can disrupt game on defensive end of floor
  • Transferred to Boston University in May of 2015. Re-enrolled at Siena in September of 2015.

  • Scoring average jumped 480% and rebounding average increased 260% from freshman year
  • Finished second in the MAAC in field goal percentage (54.6%) and second on the team with 4.8 rebounds per game
  • One of four Saints to appear in all 31 games and one of two to start at least 28 games. Started the final 26 games of season.
  • Reached double figures in 16 games (after not doing so once as a freshman)
  • Scored career-high 18 points in home loss to MAAC Champion Manhattan (2/21) and grabbed career-high 11 rebounds in road loss to the Jaspers (1/30)

  • Played in 30 games making four starts
  • Missed five games in December after suffering ankle injury in St. Bonaventure win (11/19)
  • Posted season-highs of seven points, six rebounds and 29 minutes in close loss at 2013 Sweet 16 participant LaSalle (11/16)
  • Blocked 22 shots on the season

  • Averaged 18 points, 10.8 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per game in leading Troy to Section II Championship and New York State semifinal appearance as a senior
  • 2013 Albany Times Union Large School Player of the Year
  • Three-time First Team Big 10 Section II Player of the Year
  • Three-time News Channel 13 All-Star
  • Three-time All-Area First Team
  • Third Team All-State as a senior

  • Son of Nick Ogunyemi and Thomasina Schultz
  • Chose Siena because of its proximity to his home and the comfort level he felt with Coach Patsos after he took over program
  • Was recruited by Temple, Clemson and Providence among others
  • Has younger brother Quentin (9)


Nickname: Jo, Jay
Major: Management
What I like most about Siena basketball: The support from the fans
Best moment at Siena: Winning the CBI Championship
My biggest fear: Failure
My biggest fan: My little brother
Person I look up to the most: My mother
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Class at Siena: Jazz Dance
Favorite Movie: Glory Road

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