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Kealia Ohai: 5 things you probably didn't know about the former Houston Dash star

The professional soccer player is now engaged to Houston Texans superstar JJ Watt.

HOUSTON — Kealia Ohai, the Houston Dash star who was just traded to Chicago and is  engaged to JJ Watt, made a name for herself long before she started dating the Houston Texans superstar.

  1. Kealia is named after a beach in Hawaii, which is where her dad was born. Kealia was born in Draper, Utah on January 31, 1992, making her 27 years old. 
  2. Kealia is a professional soccer player. She’s been playing for Houston Dash for about 5 years. She was the No. 2 overall selection in the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. She's also a member of the US Women's National Soccer Team. She led the U.S. U-20 women’s national team to the FIFA U-20 World Cup title in 2012 by scoring the winning goal against Germany.
  3. Kealia attended the University of North Carolina where she majored in journalism and mass communication. 
  4. Her older sister, Megan Cushing, is married to Brian Cushing, a former Houston Texans player. Brian is now a strength and conditioning coach for the Texans.
  5. Kealia is legally blind in one eye.

You can learn more about Kealia by following her on social media: Twitter and Instagram.

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