Noah Farrakhan is the son of Theo Oliver and Miriam B. The American college basketball player who plays in the point guard position for the Eastern Michigan University men’s basketball team was born to the couple on December 3, 2000.
A lot of people may not be familiar with the name Noah Farrakhan, but the African-American guard is a talented and promising college basketball player who has sparked lots of accolades over the course of his collegiate career. Though naturally talented, Noah may not have made it this far in his collegiate career without the unwavering support of his parents.
From playing high school basketball for St. Benedicts Prep, IMG Academy, and The Patrick School, Noah went on to play collegiate basketball for East Carolina University (ECU) men’s basketball team and eventually transferred to Eastern Michigan University to build the foundation necessary to make it into the National Basketball Association. Here are some facts about Noah Farrakhan.
Profile Summary of Noah Farrakhan
- Full Name: Noah Ali Farrakhan
- Date of Birth: December 3, 2000
- Place of Birth: Short Hills, Milburn, New Jersey, United States of America
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Education: The Patrick School, East Carolina University, and Eastern Michigan University
- Profession: College Basketball Player
- Height: 6 feet 2 Inches (1.87 m/187m)
- Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs.)
- Marital Status: Single
- Parents: Theo Oliver and Miriam B
- Instagram: ogsiimba
Where is Noah Farrakhan From?
Noah Ali Farrakhan is a native of New Jersey. He was born in Short Hills, Milburn, New Jersey, the United States of America, on December 3, 2000, under the Sagittarius birth sign. Noah holds an American nationality and is of African descent.
His parents are known as Theo Oliver and Miriam B. Much about them, including what they do for a living, is not known at the time of putting together this article. Some online publications have reported that Noah is related to American former leader of the Nation of Islam (NOI) Louis Farrakhan and his grandson, Mustapha Farrakhan, a former professional collegiate basketball player who played for the University of Virginia, but this is not true as they just share the same last name. They are not related by blood and are only linked by their common name, Farrakhan.
Noah Farrakhan Played High School Basketball at Three Different Schools
Noah Farrakhan began his basketball career at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, New Jersey. While pursuing his high school education at St. Benedict’s, he played basketball as a freshman and sophomore. During his sophomore year, he earned the second team all-state honors of Ohio and was a member of St. Benedict’s championship team that took home the 2017 and 2018 NJISAA State titles.
The African-American point guard later joined the IMG Academy, where he spent two seasons (2017-2019) and contributed to the victory of IMG Academy at the 2019 GEICO High School National Championship. For his senior year, Noah transferred to The Patrick School in Hillside, N.J., where he played as a senior and steered his high school team to a sectional championship in 2019-2020. Noah was named to the 2020 jerseyzone.com All-Boys’ Basketball team.
At Patrick School, he played seven games, recorded 7.1 points, and had 2.4 assists per game. He shot 46 percent from the field and 34 percent from long range (13-for-38) during his final prep campaign. At the end of his high school career, he posted a combined record of 116-17.
He Plays College Basketball at Eastern Michigan University
After graduating from Patrick School, Noah decided to enroll at East Carolina University among the wide range of choices, with the dream of joining the NBA after his collegiate education and career. He played as a freshman for the East Carolina University (ECU) men’s basketball team, the Pirates beginning with the 2020-2021 season. He made his collegiate debut against N.C. Wesleyan and recorded a total of six points and three assists in just 16 minutes.
While playing against Radford, he recorded double figures for the first time during the season and recorded double digits assists in three games. Noah played 12 games as a freshman and recorded 3.0 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 1.0 assists per game. He shot 40.0 percent overall from the field and was 5-of-15 outside the arc.
Noah Farrakhan’s stint as a college basketball player at East Carolina University ended after his freshman year, after which he decided to transfer because he was not getting enough playing time which might hinder his progress and dream of making it to the NBA. Determined to make it into the NBA, Noah transferred to Eastern Michigan University, where he has enough playing time to feature on the college’s Men Basketball team.
Farrakhan Enjoys Making Music
Noah Farrakhan’s life is not limited to the basketball court. He does have his own private time away from the court. Besides his passion for basketball and his dream of being an NBA player, he is quite passionate about music. During his free time, away from the intense competition on the basketball court, he is usually busy recording songs.
Some online videos reportedly have his recorded song in the background. Noah’s contagious enthusiasm when it comes to basketball, his hustle, and his passion when it comes to basketball and music will undoubtedly elevate him to greater heights and make him a must-see for all basketball fans.
How Tall is Noah Farrakhan?
Noah Farrakhan weighs 170 pounds (77 kg) and stands at a height of 6 feet 2 Inches (1.87 m), which makes him 4 inches shorter than the average basketball player at 6 feet 6 inches (198.6 cm) tall. However, as a point guard, the African-American point guard’s height matches the average height expected of an NBA point guard as of 2022.
The tallest point guard in the NBA, Ben Simmons, stands at 6 feet 11 inches which is about 9 inches taller than Noah Farrakhan. According to the Hoops Geek, 6 feet 1 inch was the most prevalent height during the 2021/2022 season, and point guards like Trae Young, Fred VanVleet, and Darius Garland fall within this height category.