20 Questions with Chidi Ajufo

20 Questions with Chidi Ajufo

Nov. 17, 2005

UC Santa Barbara men's basketball sophomore transfer Chidi Ajufo came from Pensacola Junior College where he averaged nine points, five rebounds, and three blocked shots per game. The Lagos, Nigeria native attended high school in London where he competed in track and field as a high jumper, but has only played basketball for a few years. In the UCSB exhibition games the forward has averaged ten points and four and a half rebounds a game, making him the Gauchos' second leading scorer so far.

Pump up song?
Little Wang

What is your biggest fear?

If you were a rain drop where would you land and why?
Africa, so I could be with my parents again

What's something that most people don't know about you?
Everyone knows everything about me

If you could be any super hero who would you be?
Superman because he's the man of steel

When and where were you the happiest?
When I was with my family in London

Who is your biggest hero?

What is your favorite thing about UCSB?
The people...everyone is friendly

If you could invite anyone, dead or alive, to dinner, who would it be?

What do you consider you best quality?
I am a friendly guy and I can make conversation with almost anyone

What is your best pick-up-line?

You are on a road trip and stop at a gas station, what snacks do you buy?
Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies and Gatorade

If you could go to any place in the world where would it be?
Somewhere in Asia...I've been to South America, I've been to North America, Africa, Europe, but I've never been to Asia

What do you want to be doing in ten years?
I'd like to make it pro...right now I'd want to play for the Phoenix Suns, but that could change

What is your favorite spot on campus?
In my room, in my bed

What is your all time favorite movie?
I have a couple..."Training Day", "Scarface", "Shawshank Redemption", "Saw" 1 and 2

Favorite hour of the day?
10 pm when I know everything is over and done with...class, study hall, practice is all done and I can just relax

Your dream car?
Big-bodied Escalade, all black with chrome rims and black leather interior

What is your favorite hang out spot in Santa Barbara?
My teammate's house on Sabado

What is one thing you can't live without?
My cell phone