2019-20: Appeared in 69 games averaging 3.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game…Shot 40.8 percent from the field, 37.8 percent from three and 87.5 percent from the free-throw line…Swiped a career-high four steals against Cleveland on Dec. 9…Netted a career-high 22 points including a career-high five threes against Cleveland on Mar. 4…Corralled a career-high eight rebounds against Washington on Aug. 13.
2018-19 SEASON: Appeared in 56 games (three starts) averaging 3.3 points and
1.5 rebounds in 10.6 minutes per game...
Shot 42.4 percent from the field, 31.5 percent from three and 61.5 percent from
the free throw line...Got his first start of the season against
Milwaukee on Nov. 1 and scored a season-high 10 points and grabbed a
season-high five rebounds in 22 minutes of action…Tied his season- high of five rebounds against Atlanta on Nov. 23…Tied his career-high with
13 points against Chicago on Dec. 8…Tied his career-high with six
rebounds to go along with 11 points against New Orleans on Dec. 10…Recorded a
career-high three offensive rebounds against the LA Clippers
on Mar. 11…Recorded a new career-high with 17 points and a career-high three
assists against Washington on Apr. 9…Recorded 10 or more
points five times…Led the team in steals twice, in blocks once and in minutes
once…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in six games averaging 2.2 points in 5.7 minutes per game.
2017-18: Appeared in 73 games (no starts) and averaged
2.7 points and 2.2 rebounds
in 15.8 minutes per game…Shot 34.6 percent from the field, 32.0 percent from
three and 61.0 percent from the free throw line…Made his NBA
debut against Cleveland on Oct. 17 and played nine minutes…Scored a season-high
11 points against Sacramento on Nov. 1…Pulled down five
rebounds against Golden State on Nov. 16…Netted a new season-high of 13 points
to go along with a season-high-tying six rebounds against
Atlanta on Apr. 8…Missed four games due to right back soreness
(12/25-12/31/17)…Recorded 10 or more points twice…Led or tied for the team
lead in steals five times…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 17 games (three starts) and
averaged 1.9 points and 1.6 rebounds in 13.5
minutes per game…Shot 30.3 percent from the field, 27.3 percent from three and
85.7 percent from the free throw line.
COLLEGE CAREER: 2016-17 (Redshirt Junior): Averaged 19.0 points (third in AAC),
6.9 rebounds (11th in AAC) and 1.5 blocks
for SMU. ... Ranked third in AAC in three-point field goal percentage (42.4).
Selected All-Conference First Team as well as Player of the Year and postseason tournament MVP. ... An Honorable Mention All-American
by the AP. An NABC All-District 25 First Team pick and USBWA All-District VII. ... Scored career-high 36 points and grabbed 12
rebounds in AAC quarterfinal win vs. East Carolina.Made 9-of-9 from the field (3-of-3 from three-point range) en route to 26 points as
SMU clinched share of AAC title with win vs. Tulsa on March 2. ... Named AAC Player of the Week twice. Earned CoSIDA All-Academic
Second Team honors…2015-16 (Junior): Sat out first semester due to NCAA transfer rules, then sat out the rest of the season at SMU
as a redshirt. Nominated for Allstate NABC Good Works Team for his efforts off the court…2014-15 (Sophomore): In his last season at Duke, averaged 3.0 points in six games. Scored a season-high seven points vs. Fairfield. ... Enrolled at SMU in January
2015…2013-14 (Freshman): Appeared in 17 games for Duke ...Notched 10 points and five rebounds against UNC Asheville.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at Ottawa High School for head coach Jon
McKowen. Set Kansas high school career (2,763) and senior-year (952) scoring records... Helped Ottawa to four state
championship game appearances and a 94-10 record... Two-time first team all-state, three-time first team All-Frontier League...
2013 Parade Magazine National Player of the Year. 2013 Gatorade Kansas Boys Basketball Player of the Year... Scout.com’s No. 26
prospect in 2013 class... No. 31 by Rivals... No. 40 by ESPN... No. 32 by Recruiting Services Consensus Index.
Full name is Jesusemilore Talodabijesu Ojeleye…Family is from Nigeria…His father, Ernest, came to the United States for a residency at the University of Kansas medical center…His mother, Joy, is a registered nurse…His older brother, Victory, played basketball at Kansas State from 2008-11…Maintained 4.0 GPA throughout high school. National Honor Society member…