Providenciales, TCI, August 11, 2016 – Ifeanyi is a Kansas State University & Big XII Conference “Champion for life’ for the 2015-2016 academic year! In a letter to our super star, national record holding long jumper, Ifaenyichukwu Otuonye learns that his work ethic, his spirit and his determination as an outstanding student-athlete is counted as ‘remarkable’.
The letter is posted to his Instagram and comes from the Commissioner of the Big XII of top college athletics. The Commissioner, Bobby Bowlsby tells Ifeanyi that the honour includes a spotlight on his life, his story and will be shared with the Campus Community and the world.
This is the first year for this Big XII Conference initiative. Ifeanyi, obviously proud of the accomplishment, posted the letter with… “My name is Ifeanyichukwu Otuonye & I’m a Champion for Life.”
Also featured at the website as a ‘Champion for Life’ is #6 NBA draft pick, Chavano ‘Buddy’ Heild of The Bahamas. Both men are just 22 years old.