Football

AlexAfari Jr.

  • position Defensive Back
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 203
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school Lakota West

Alex AfariRated a four-star by Rivals, 247Sports and the 247 Composite rankings … 247sports ranked him as the No. 214 overall player in the nation and No. 9 athlete … Ranked as the No. 34 cornerback in the nation and No. 12 player in Ohio by Rivals … Named first-team Division I All-Ohio by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association and first-team All-City Division I by the Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association in 2021 after leading the Firebirds to an 11-2 overall record … Had 60 tackles and six touchdowns as a senior … Helped Lakota West win the Greater Miami Conference as a junior with 16 tackles and pair of interceptions, one for a touchdown … Earned first -team All-Conference, All-Southwest Ohio and All-State honors … Coached by Tom Bolden … Participated in the Under Armour All-American camp last summer … Also plays basketball … His brother, David, is Lakota West’s second all-time leading rusher and currently plays football at Miami (Ohio) … Selected Kentucky over Cincinnati, Purdue and Indiana.

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