September 1, 2010 – Katy, Texas – Yesterday, August 31, 2010, Amobi Okoye sent the Administrator of his foundationÂ to surprise Katy High Senior, Nick Narcisse withÂ tickets to the TexansÂ game being played this Thursday SeptemberÂ 2.Â Â Okoye is hoping toÂ encourage Narcisse through his recovery, future successÂ and getting back on the field.Â Narcisse who was a Defensive End and starter for KHS last year exhibited outstanding talent and skills only to be slowed down by a battle with a rare strain of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Narcisse is in recovery and hoping to be playing with the KHS Tigers this football season. Along with watching the game; Okoye will visit with Narcisse and his father after the game.Â
Okoye’sÂ heart is with children and young adults. He believes they have a right to a bright future. So much in fact, that he has made it his plight. He started the Amobi Okoye Foundation in 2008 to provide hope to kids and communities. Okoye has mentored thousands in the USA and abroad, provided food to over 6,000 people, taken four containers of educational materials and a team of doctors to Nigeria. He is also working with the President of Nigeria to build a college preparatory school in the nation.