NEWARK, N.J. (PIX11) – Clifford Omoruyi is a premier center for the Rutgers Scarlett Knights. 

But as a 13-year-old emigrant from Nigeria, it took the support of a family friend, Mohammed Oliver, and the Newark Westside Salvation Army Basketball Program to get him there. 

PIX11 Sports reporter Perry Sook has more in the video player.