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Jacob Cofie

Forward
Position
6'10''
Height
230 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Seattle, Wash.
Hometown
Eastside Catholic School
High School
Jacob Cofie - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

High School
• Graduated from Eastside Catholic School (Sammamish, Wash.) in 2024
• Four-year letterwinner in basketball from 2021-24
• Averaged 20.9 points, 11 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a junior in 2022-23
• Guided Eastside Catholic to the Metro League and District championship
• Named All-Metro League First Team

Personal
• Born in Seattle, Wash.
• Son of Robert Cofie
• Has one brother, Jeremiah
• Worked Eastside Catholic basketball camp and helped coach at Jamal Crawford’s camp
• Selected Virginia over USC, Ohio State and Washington
• Enjoys video games and hanging out with friends
• Attended high school football games and is super competitive in 2K tournaments with friends
• Chose Virginia because it was the best school to developed, coaching staff and academics
• Career objective is to make it to the NBA
• Undeclared major