He moved to the United States alone at the age of 14 to pursue his basketball career.
He was a member of the 2016 NJCAA's first All-American team.
His parents are Ofelia Rodas and Hugo Angola. He has two younger sisters, Karol and Michel, and a brother Jhon Fredy.
He was teammates with Nigel Williams-Goss while attending Findlay Prep High School.