Joel Embiid, born March 16, 1994, in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Stands at 7 feet tall, plays center for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Moved to the U.S. for education and basketball. One season at the University of Kansas. Drafted third overall by the 76ers in 2014.

NBA debut in 2016-2017 season. Known for scoring and defense. Multiple All-Star selections.

Faced injuries but impactful when healthy.

Recognized as a key leader for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Continues to be a prominent figure in the NBA.

Continues to be a prominent figure in the NBA.