Jayden Okunbor Biography Wiki
Jayden Okunbor was born on 2 March 1997, is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who last played as a winger for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL.
Jayden Okunbor Age
He is 23 years old.
Jayden Okunbor Early Life
Okunbor was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and is of Nigerian descent on his fathers side.
Jayden Okunbor Career
Okunbor played his junior football for the Milperra Colts and attended Picnic Point High School before being signed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. Okunbor played in the Bulldogs Under-20’s team in 2015-2017. Okunbor spent 2018 playing in the Bulldogs 2018 NSW Cup premiership winning team. On 23 September 2018, Okunbor played on the wing in the Bulldogs NSW Cup Grand Final against the Newtown Jets in the 18-12 victory at Leichhardt Oval. In the following week, on 30 September 2018, Okunbor played on the Wing in the State Championship Final against Queensland Cup winners the Redcliffe Dolphins, scoring a try in the 42-18 win.
Jayden Okunbor Scandals
On 11 March 2020, it was revealed that Okunbor had used Instagram to contact one of the school girls. In a leaked message obtained through Fox Sports, Okunbor said to the school girl “Yeah had to have a good look, what are we doing tonight?, Okay, okay, we’re you at the school today? and Show tits?”. It was also revealed one of the two players sanctioned had sexual intercourse with a teacher from another school during the same pre-season trip.
On the same day, it was revealed that because of the two players actions, new major sponsor Rashays had cancelled their $2 million sponsorship with the club. Rashays had signed on to become Canterbury’s front of shirt sponsor. Rashays owner Rami Ykmour released a statement saying “It’s a shame two players could wreck it for everyone, It’s disgusting. It’s repulsive, to be honest. That’s something else. If they sack them, I would stand by the club and the NRL’s decision”.
Jayden Okunbor Terminated by Canterbury Bankstown
On 1 April 2020, Okunbor had his contract terminated by Canterbury-Bankstown and was also deregistered by the NRL. Canterbury released a statement saying “The NRL have today deregistered both Jayden Okunbor and Corey Harawira-Naera with immediate effect and as a result their playing contracts with the Bulldogs have been cancelled, The conduct of the two players, on the eve of our final trial match, demonstrated an unacceptable lack of respect for their teammates, their coach and club officials, our hosts in Port Macquarie and fans of the game everywhere”.
Canterbury players Jayden Okunbor and Corey Harawira-Naera have had their NRL registrations cancelled following a schoolgirl sex scandal.https://t.co/VoRAXuiPJ6
— ESPN Australia & NZ (@ESPNAusNZ) April 1, 2020