Mr. Okpara attended the Ekum College and Razeva College in Amukoko and Ejigbo, both in Lagos State for his secondary schooling. He got eight (8) distinctions including four (4) A1 grade in the eight (8) subjects he took for the Senior School Certificate exams.
He later attended the Federal University of Technology in Akure, where he graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Biochemistry. He was the overall best graduating student at the Federal University of Technology, Akure in the 2013/2014 session.
He intends to offer a post graduate course in Biochemistry.