Al-Farouq Aminu


Served as envoy

  • 2022  –  Singapore

Al-Farouq Aminu is a professional basketball player who last played for the Chicago Bulls. A native of Atlanta, Aminu was a highly rated recruit who chose to attend Wake Forest University. While at Wake, he excelled and landed on the ACC All-Freshman team. After his first year on campus, he declared for the 2010 NBA Draft. Aminu was selected 8th overall by the Los Angeles Clippers and within 8 games had notched his first 20-point contest. In 2011, he was traded to the New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans, where he spent the next four seasons. Aminu went on to have stints with the Mavericks, Trail Blazers, Magic and most recently the Bulls. He also plays internationally for the Nigerian national basketball team.