Barack Obama's High School Basketball Jersey Sold for $120,000 in Auction
Barack Obama's High School Basketball Jersey (Photo Credits: Twitter/ Getty)

New York, August 20: A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it.

The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according to Heritage Auctions.

The jersey was valued at $100,000 before it was sold. Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his tenure at the White House, with presidential staffers, celebrities or other guests.