Mr. Chris Ogbonnaya '04

Chris Ogbonnaya ’04 played football at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, where he was a three-year letterman who helped his team post a 27-5 record during his varsity career. As the team’s leading rusher, he helped his squad to a 9-2 mark as a senior making 20 catches for 500 yards and four touchdowns with 270 yards rushing and two TDs that year. He caught 22 passes for 530 yards and eight TDs with 500 yards rushing and eight more TDs as a junior and also returned a kickoff for a TD that year while leading his team to an 8-3 record as a junior. He was the Greater Houston Offensive Player of the Year that season. He lettered in basketball for two years also lettered in track & field for three years. After playing at the University of Texas, Chris played six seasons in the NFL. He retired in 2015 and returned to the University of Texas and received his Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business in 2017. He was inducted into the Strake Jesuit Hall of Honor in 2016 and spoke to the student body of Strake Jesuit at the BSU Assembly in February 2016. Currently, Chris is running a sports advisory business for collegiate athletic programs and professional athletes.

Committee: Advancement