17-Year-Old High School Basketball Star Turns Out To Be A 30-Year-Old Imposter

Wish I could pass for 17.

Canadian border officials have arrested a 30-year-old Sudanese man who spent the last six months attending Catholic Central High School while posing as a teenager.

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Jonathan Nicola, who is 6’9” and 202 pounds with a size 16 shoe, had been attending the school as a 17-year-old Grade 11 student and had become a well-known star on the senior boys’ basketball team.



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He was even living with the head coach through a programme which finds homes for foreign students.

Jonathan said he had left disease-ridden, war-torn South Sudan for a better life in Windsor.

Since he got found out, the school has faced criticism over initially failing to notice a grown man posing as a teenager.

In fairness to the school, would you say Jonathan looks 30? Sure, he’s humongous and has massive size 16 feet, but when you’re living in a developed Western country and some dude shows up out of war-torn South Sudan I guess you kinda accept that he looks a bit older. Just saying I can understand how they didn’t clock him right away – or maybe they did but just kept him around for a while because he was crushing it on the basketball court.

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