Denzel Ndongosi placed

Basketbal beurs Amerika Denzel

Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2019






Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'7 ft
Weight: 200 lbs

Personal and academic information


Denzel is a 18 year old boy who was born and raised in The Hague, The Netherlands. He grew up in a loving environment with his two parents and little brother. Sports have always played a big part in Denzel’s live and he played soccer and martial arts Tang Soo Do for numerous years.


In addition to being a great athlete, he’s also an outstanding student. After completing 2 grades in one single year in middle school he went on to pursue the highest level of high school in the Netherlands (VWO) while also following the IB-course. Denzel was selected to represent his school at Model UNESCO to debate about the preservation of world heritage. He was also selected to participate at the Global Student leader Summit.


Denzel graduated in June 2017 (including the English IB course) and took a gap year after that. He is currently enrolled as a freshman at the University of Amsterdam. Denzel achieved a combined score of 1320 on his SAT (R&L: 680; M: 640) and a 108 on his TOEFL tests.


Athletic Information


Denzel has been playing at the highest level for his age group in The Netherlands (Eredivisie) for the past four years. He was a part of the Dutch national team U15 and U18 preselections in 2015 and 2018 respectively and represented his country in the 2018 3x3 European Championship Qualifier in Szolnok, Hungary. In the 2016/2017 season Denzel became a national champion for the first time with Lokomotief Rijswijk in the under 18 division and in the 2017/2018 season he became national champions in both the U-18 and U-24 divisions with Apollo Amsterdam. He's currently part of the Apollo Amsterdam program, which has grown many great players before him. There he is playing for Apollo Amsterdam's Dutch Talent League team and with their men's team, which plays in the highest Dutch League, the Dutch Basketbal League (DBL).


Denzel plays the small-forward position but can also be used as shooting guard or power-forward when the situation requires and is able to lock down all 5 positions on the court. With his 6’7 ft lengt and whopping wingspan of 6’9 ft, he is sure to be noticed whenever he sets foot on the court. He has a great rebound and block and his aggressive defensive style often leads to steals and closely contested shots. Offensively, Denzel has a solid 3-point shot and is great at getting to the basket both on ball, as well as off the ball. 


Denzel brings a 110% to both games and practice and eagerly awaits tips, advice and criticism others have for him in order to make himself as well as his influence on the team the best it can be.