Rising Star: Ejike Obinna

The Nigerian Nightmare on the basketball court

Ejike Obinna decided to roll the dice.

In 2013, he left his home country of Nigeria to pursue his basketball dreams.

The 6 foot 9 center has thrived at a tiny christian school in Ashburn called Virginia Academy.

ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us how a former Redskins wide receiver has taken Ejike under his wing. Click the video above for the complete story.

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