May 28, 2024
kingsley ogwudire

Kingsley Ogwudire is a former professional basketball player and collegiate standout point guard at Montana State University-Northern, and hails from Imo State, South Eastern Nigeria.

A former captain of the Nigerian National team, also formerly with the Harlem Globetrotters and several international club teams.

Once known for his dazzling crossover dribbles and slick ball handling, Kingsley showed surprisingly high jumping abilities by winning slam dunk contests and eventually landed on the pages of sports magazines across the country most notable Slam magazine as the face of the training strength shoes Jumpsoles.

One thing is certain, Kingsley has made a mark on basketball from street ball to college to professional basketball.

After many years of international basketball representing Nigeria at World Championships, Olympic qualifiers, International Club Championships and NBA workouts with Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks & Cleveland Cavaliers, he started out with his second passion  which is sharing his experiences via his podcast platform.

Kingsley Ogwudire

Since retirement from basketball, Kingsley Ogwudire has spent the last 16 years helping educate customers through the different stages of home buying and mortgage lending process as senior mortgage banker and executive who oversees multiple divisions.

He recently had a sports showcase in Owerri to select kids for sports scholarship. See more here

You can link up with him via the links below.

Podcast: Real Talk with Kingsley

YouTube: Real Talk with Kingsley Ogwudire

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Kingsley Ogwudire, aged 52, pursued Business Administration studies at Montana State University – Northern in Havre, Montana, and Foothill College in Los Altos, CA, acquiring remarkable dual expertise in both sports and banking.

Just recently, Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has given his approval for the appointment of Mr. Kingsley Ogwudire, as the Special Adviser for Diaspora Sports. The appointment is effective immediately.

Ogwudire, a highly accomplished Senior Executive Officer and Advisor, brings over 19 years of successful experience in sports, banking, and organizational operations. His noteworthy career includes significant contributions to the Nigerian Basketball Association (NBA) and various international teams.


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