2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Kene Orjioke
Player Profile:
Kene Orjioke 1263845
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 240
Year: Junior
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
High School: Lassiter

2014 - Saw action as a reserve linebacker and on special teams in four games ... Missed the balance of the season due to injury ... Had a best of three tackles vs. Memphis ... Made multiple tackles in three games ... Registered a tackle for loss at Arizona State.

2013 - Saw action in all 13 games ... Appeared on special teams and as a reserve linebacker ... Credited with 11 tackles and 2.0 sacks ... Finished up the season with a sack in the Sun Bowl ... Blocked a Nevada punt which was returned for a touchdown ... Presented the Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player on special teams at the team banquet.

2012 - Saw action in five games and was credited with two tackles while playing on special teams and as a reserve linebacker.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played his senior season at Lassister HS for coach Jep Irwin ... A three-star recruit according to scout.com and scout's No. 53-ranked outside linebacker in the nation ... A three-star recruit according to rivals.com and rated No. 65 in the nation in the list of prospects at the athlete position ... Rivals.com's No. 64 rated player in the state of Georgia ... SuperPrep's No. 39 prospect in the state of Georgia ... Three-star recruit by ESPN and No. 89 prospect in Georgia ... ESPN rated him as 89th-best outside linebacker ... As a senior, he made 74 tackles, seven interceptions, 25 pass break ups and blocked one punt ... Was named All-City, All-Region, All-County and All-State ... Moved to Georgia after growing up in southern California ... Helped his team finish 10-4 as a senior, losing in the 5A semifinals ... Also lettered in basketball for coach Morris and track for coach Reichenbach ... Was on the Sectional 4x4 championship relay which finished eighth in the state ... Member of three school record-setting relay teams (4x100, 4x200, 4x400) ... Posted a 23-5 long jump.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Kenechukwu Orjioke (Or-Gee-Okay) ... Born in Nigeria... Parents: Job and Ngozi Orjioke ... Mom is a doctor ... Has three younger brothers, Ozi, Chinonso, Nnamdi and one older sister, Uju ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as being selected All-State for football ... Lists the NFL's Ed Reed as the athlete he admires the most ... Hobbies include working out, going out with friends and checking out the latest on YouTube ... Lived for five years in Australia ... Earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll in Winter 2013 ... Has an interest in a law career.

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