Alex Akingbulu joined the Washington Commanders as an undrafted free agent in 2021. The offensive lineman has since exuded excellence and tenacity in the competitive sport.
Akingbulu is the son of Samuel Akingbulu and Anna Ladipo who are Nigerian immigrants.
Akingbulu attended Narbonne High School, where he played football and basketball. According to Akingbulu, basketball was a significant factor in shaping him physically. It educated him on how to have excellent footwork. It’s possible that having strong feet is the single most critical quality for an offensive lineman to have.
In order to be successful in a league that has a large number of athletic defensive linemen, it is essential to have the ability to pivot swiftly.
According to ESPN, Akingbulu was rated as a three-star prospect and was ranked as the 59th-best recruit in the state of California.
Akingbulu attended California State University, Fresno, and played for the Fresno State Bulldogs.
During his junior year, he made his debut with the Bulldogs by participating in seven games. Akingbulu started on offense for his teams in their matchups against Hawaii, Utah State, and San Diego State.
He was named First Team All-Mountain West as an offensive tackle his senior year. In addition to that, he started at right tackle for Fresno State in all 13 games throughout the season.
How Many Siblings Does Alex Akingbulu Have?
Alex Akingbulu comes from a family of five. He has two siblings; a brother, Emmanuel, and a sister Josephine.