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Updated: November 5, 2011 1:13PM



Jabari Parker’s ascension into the top spot in the national rankings of the 2013 class wasn’t the only major move by a Chicago hoops phenom this summer. Young’s Jahlil Okafor turned heads all over the country, grabbing the No. 2 spot in the 2014 class. Parker and Okafor played together for the Mac Irvin Fire club team, coached by Mike Irvin. Both players are good students as well, so their futures seem limitless. Parker was even name-checked in Rahm Emanuel’s inaguration speech in May.

Jabari Parker Jahlil Okafor

School: Simeon Young

Year: Junior Sophomore

Age: 16 15

Height: 6-7 6-10

Weight: 215 267

Position: All C

Irvin’s one-word summary: Greatest Dominant

Lineage: Father Sonny played for the Golden State Warriors Distant cousin of Emeka Okafor

National Rankings: Scout.com #1 Scout.com #2

Colleges interested: Everyone Arkansas, DePaul, Georgetown, Illinois, Michigan State, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Tennessee, Texas

Twitter handle: jabariparker22 jahprobound

Website: www.jabariparker22.net None (yet)

Special Skills: Fetches water for teammates Plays tuba in the band



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