Morgantown, West Virginia – Four star recruit James Okonkwo from Beckley Prep in Beckley, West Virginia committed to play for the West Virginia Mountaineers last month.
Today, Okonkwo officially signed to play for the Mountaineers, signing his national letter of intent. Okonkwo will now enroll in August at WVU.
Okonkwo, a 6’9 forward, is currently the 87th overall ranked recruit in the 2023 class by Rivals. He has a 7’2 wingspan and is capable of scoring from in the perimeter and interior. Originally from the United Kingdom, Okonkwo is a bit of an under the radar prospect with offers from Montana State, Rutgers and West Virginia.
Happy to announce that I have signed with WVU! Let’s go mountaineers 🔵🟡 pic.twitter.com/rdllBYzfZp
— James Okonkwo (@JamesOkonkwo13) July 25, 2021