Dozie Mbonu

Athlete Ambassador


Basketball (Olympic)




NCAA, Lehigh University; FIBA (International Basketball Federation); NBBF (Nigeria Basketball Federation); Nigerian Senior Men’s Basketball Team, 2012 London Olympics

Years Active:

1988 – 2012 (24 years)

Career Highlights:

1990 & 1992 – CO-MVP, Lehigh University, – ranked 5 th all-time with 1,791 points and third all-time with 935 rebounds 1990 ALL-ECC, (Second) 1991 and 1992 ALL-Patriot League (Second) Nigeria Senior Men’s Basketball Team Manager – 2012 London Olympic Games BIO: Dozie Mbonu is a 24-year international basketball veteran as a player, coach and manager. Noted as one of Lehigh University’s finest, Dozie ranks sixth in the university’s history, where he was honored as CO-MVP in 1991 and 1992. Following college, Dozie entered a professional basketball career in Europe with FIBA, after which he managed Nigeria’s Senior Men’s Basketball Team and took them to the London 2012 Olympic Games. In 2014, Dozie took his expertise in biotechnology and agriculture to co-found Janerette’s Eco-Friendly Fungi LLC (Dr. J’s Fungi), a biotechnology company that produces, develops, and researches the finest ectomycorrhizae inoculants and products for sustainable agricultural, forestry, and environmental challenges, where he currently presides as the CEO. Dozie is also a Licensed International Sports Agent through FIBA, and in 2005 founded MD Sports Management Group, a sports management service dealing in all areas of basketball through representation, consulting, advising, and mentoring. A survivor of two car accidents in which he sustained severe nerve damage, Dozie is an advocate for making sustainable, medical cannabis the preferred method of prescription treatment throughout the professional sports industry. In 2012, Dozie was recognized by LinkedIn as having one of the top 5% most viewed profiles among 200 million users worldwide.


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