Miye Oni was drafted by the Warriors with the No. 58 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft and then traded to the Utah Jazz. He was the first Yale player to be selected in the NBA Draft since Chris Dudley in 1987.
Oni signed a contract with the Jazz in July 2019.
Oni, who is of Nigerian descent, grew up in Northridge, a suburb of Los Angeles, California, and played collegiately for three years at Yale University, where he was named the Ivy League Player of the Year after his junior season. As a junior at Yale, Oni averaged 17.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 0.9 steals, 1.3 blocks and 1.9 3-pointers per game, leading the Bulldogs to their fifth all-time NCAA Tournament appearance.