Luol Ajou Deng(1985-), Basketball player
Sitter in 1 portrait
Luol Deng was born in South Sudan and moved to Brixton with his family as a child. He began his professional basketball career aged twelve with the local club, Brixton TopCats, before going on to play for five different teams in the USA’s National Basketball Association. Since becoming a British citizen in 2006, Deng has also played basketball for Great Britain. In 2021, he was awarded the OBE for services to basketball in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
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