What country is John boyega from? Nigeria. How old is John Adedayo Adegboyega? 17 March 1992. How tall is John boyega? 1.75m. What school did John boyega attend? South Thames College, University of Greenwich, London, Westminster City School. Who is John boyega parents? Samson Boyega and Abigail Boyega. In 2013, Boyega acted alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton in the historical drama Half of a Yellow Sun. John Boyega Biography and Profile.