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Enokk Vimahi Playing for His Late Father, Feeling “A Lot More Confident” As He Competes for Role on Ohio State’s Offensive Line

Enokk Vimahi says he wouldn’t be at Ohio State right now if not for everything his father did for him on and off the field.

David Vimahi was one of Enokk’s football coaches at Kahuku High School, and he helped his son become one of the top guards in the recruiting class of 2019 by traveling all over the United States – even though they lived in Hawaii – so Enokk could put his talent on display for college football coaches.

“My father, he was the reason why I'm here,” Vimahi said this spring. “Those camps that I was talking about earlier, traveling throughout the country, it was all him with my older brothers, going to each of those camps, him driving from Northern California to Southern California just for the day, and then at 2 a.