High School: Lettered for three seasons in soccer at Plano East High School... Was a TASCO all-region 11-5A selection... Earned the all-state academic award and was a District 9-5A honorable mention selection... Helped lead team to the Region II State semi-finals as a junior... Team reached the quarterfinals as a sophomore and senior... Team won Plano Tournament of Champs as a senior... Named to Who's Who Among American High School Athletes... Coached in high school by Susan Peel... Played club soccer with the Andromeda '86... Was the team leader in goals scored... Team captured Orange Classic and Dallas Inter Tournament Championships... Helped lead team to the PUMA Cup finals... Coached by Tina Flanders... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born on January 28, 1986, in Texarkana, Texas... Parents are Nicholas and Ann Oparaeke ... Has one brother, Kingsley, who attends the University of Texas, and two sisters, Nicole and Crystal.