Benji Burke
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Personal information
Born May 10 1968 () (age 50)
Columbus, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Career information
High school Eastmoor Academy
(Columbus, Ohio)
College Northwest Missouri
Position Forward

Alfonso Clark "Benji" Burke Jr. (born May 10, 1968) is an American former college basketball player who played for the Northwest Missouri State University men's basketball team. He is the father of current NBA player Trey Burke.


Alfonso Clark Burke Jr. known as Benji was born to Alfonso Clark Burke Sr. and Jackie Burke in Columbus, Ohio. Burke's father starred at East High School in Columbus in the 1950s and Burke starred at Eastmoor Academy in the 1980s before going on to set records at Northwest Missouri State University.

Burke lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife Ronda Crawford, who was raised in Kansas City, Missouri, where they met; the couple have three children. His oldest daughter, Amber, is a singer and model. His son, Trey, currently plays in the NBA for the New York Knicks, while his youngest daughter, Amani, plays basketball at Ohio University. He has two grandchildren, Laia Nettles and Trey Burke, through Amber and Trey.

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