Orlando Patrick, Chicago, Ill., attended NDSCS in 1992-93 and graduated from the Construction program. Orlando was a forward on the 1992-93 men's basketball team. The team record was 23-8, advancing to the NJCAA National Tournament. Orlando was MVP of the NDSCS men's basketball team, was named to the NDJC All-State Team and was a Junior College All-American.
Orlando went on to play basketball at Western Illinois University, where he was MVP and team captain. He received Player of the Month in the Mid-Continent Conference honors twice and was named to the All-Tournament Team of the Mid-Continent Conference. Orlando graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in Business. He had tryouts with two NBA teams, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Indiana Pacers. He went on to play professional basketball in the Dominican Republic.
Orlando currently lives in Chicago. He has three children: Zahar, Tianna and Damen. He is the Managing Principal and Owner of Patrick Capital Group, a private equity firm that invests in commercial real estate. He enjoys traveling and reading.