Otis Hughley Jr. Biography – Alabama A&M Bulldogs Men’s Head Coach

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Otis Hughley Jr's Bio

Otis Hughley is a well-known American coach. Image Source: Valerie Hughley's Facebook.

  • Birth Name Otis Hughley Jr.
  • Birth Place Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Nationality American
  • Profession Basketball Coach
  • Partner Valerie Hughley
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Eye Color Black
  • Hair Color White
  • Children Jeremiah Hughley, Joshua Hughley, Trinitee Hughley, Heavyn Hughley
  • Education Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Facebook https://www.facebook.com/otis.hughley.7
  • Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otis_Hughley_Jr.

Otis Hughley Jr. is a well-known basketball coach who is currently serving as the head coach of the Alabama A&M Bulldogs men’s basketball team. His coaching experience also includes his tenure as the head coach of the Nigerian national team. He started his career back in 1993 and is still actively involved.

Otis has gained significant fame in his career. But not many details have been divulged about him yet. Thus, let’s take a look at Otis Hughley’s biography, which includes facts about his early life, net worth, kids, and marital life.

Hails From Georgia

The head coach was born and brought up in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. However, his birthdate has not been revealed yet. Moreover, the identity of Otis Hughley Jr.’s parents has been kept hidden. Likewise, it is not sure if he has any siblings.

From 1982 to 1983, Hughley went to the College of Eastern Utah. Then, he transferred to Livingston College (now known as the University of West Alabama) and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Otis Hughley Jr. Net Worth And Career

As mentioned earlier, Otis has been involved in his coaching career for a long time now. Furthermore, Otis Hughley Jr.’s net worth mainly comprises his earnings from his salary as a coach.

Otis started his coaching journey, which would last for more than two decades, in 1993 as the coach of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at Wallace Community College Selma. Then, from 1997 to 2003, he served as an assistant coach at Wright State University, Liberty University, Southern University, and Shandong Bulls.

Then for six years, Hughley coached at LeFlore Magnet High School, followed by a year of serving at the Sacramento Kings as an assistant coach. Moreover, in 2017, the Nigerian women’s national basketball team named him the head coach. He served there until 2022, and in April of the same year, he was named the men’s basketball coach at Alabama A&M.

A college basketball coach annually earns around $31,000. So, in all these years of his professional coaching career, Otis must have pocketed a considerable sum. Hence, Otis Hughley Jr.’s net worth must be a notable amount.

Another basketball coach with immense earnings is Joe Barrer.

Has Been Together With His Wife For Many Years

The basketball coach is happily married and lives a content life with his family. Otis shares a blissful marital life with Valerie Hughley. The duo that has been together since 1985 tied the knot on August 26, 1989. Moreover, Otis Hughley Jr.’s wife, Valerie, underwent brain surgery and also survived from three massive strokes.

Otis Hughley's Wife Valerie Hughley
Otis Hughley and his wife have been together since 1985. Image Source: Otis Hughley’s Facebook.

It already has been several decades since Otis and Valerie walked down the aisle. Their marriage is still going strong, and their love for each other has only grown. Furthermore, Otis Hughley’s spouse is supportive of him and has been with him since the beginning of his career.

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Has Welcomed Four Children

The American basketball coach is a family guy. He and his wife have welcomed four kids in all these years of togetherness. Otis’ first child is his son Jeremiah Hughley. Then arrived his daughters, Trinitee Hughley and Heavyn Hughley, and youngest son Joshua Hughley.

Otis Hughley Jr.’s children seem to be doing great in their lives. They all have a special bond with one another and spend quality time together.

In October 2018, the Hugley family went through a difficult time. The coach’s wife and three children were involved in an automobile accident. His spouse, two daughters, and Joshua were in SUV which was struck by a car that ran a stop sign. They all were hurried to a nearby hospital, and no heavy casualties were reported. The NCAA coach was in Nigeria at that time.

Otis’s children and partner are safe and sound now. He must be living a blissful life with them. As his coaching career continues in the future, his net worth is likely to increase. We hope to see Hughley coaching different teams in the coming days.

Trivia And Facts

  • Otis led the Nigerian team to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • He is the eleventh head coach of Alabama A&M’s men’s basketball team.