Ayetey Photo Courtesy: NCCU

Basketballghana.com can confirm Ghana Forward Kobby Ayetey has bagged an undergraduate degree at North Carolina Central University in the United States of America.

Ayetey, who can play as a Power Forward, graduated with a Degree in Behavioural and Social Sciences with three other members of the NCCU’s Men’s Basketball Team.

Ayetey (extreme left) Photo Courtesy: NCCU

After moving from Ghana to the US, Ayetey enrolled at Capitol Christian Academy in High School before moving to Baltimore City Community College and transferring to NCCU to complete his third and senior year.

Ayetey Photo Courtesy: NCCU

The 6 foot 6 inch player gained popularity when his struggle to get his mother to the United States to attend his graduation was highlighted in a documentary on ESPN with Phoenix Suns Point Guard Chris Paul as an Executive Producer. Prior to the visit, Ayetey had not seen his mother, Baaba, for nine years. (Click highlighted text to watch video)

Kobby picks up mother Patience Ayetey (left) at Airport Photo Courtesy: The Undefeated

As a Student-Athlete on the Men’s Basketball team, Ayetey averaged 2.6 points and 1.8 rebounds in 9.3 minutes across nine games in his two year run with the team.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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