Shabazz Muhammad’s birth certificate proves that he is a year older than he led UCLA to believe [Photos]

UCLA Bruins guard Shabazz Muhammad (15) talks with a teammate following a play against the Washington Huskies during the second half at Alaska Airlines Arena. (Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports)

UCLA Bruins guard Shabazz Muhammad (15) talks with a teammate following a play against the Washington Huskies during the second half at Alaska Airlines Arena. (Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports)

Recently, the LA Times released a report that shocked the college basketball world. In it, the fact of UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad’s age not only comes into question, but it actually proven to have been a blatant lie.

His father, Ron Holmes, told the world that Muhammad was born in 1993, when in reality Muhammad was born in 1992.

[Related: We have full details on Muhammad’s age right here]

The advantages of playing against children a year younger are obvious. But, in case LA Times reporter Ken Bensinger’s discoveries were not, he literally dug up Muhammad’s birth certificate. First, check out the close-up of it, which better details his age.

After that, we have included a picture of the full birth certificate. Finally, below that, we have included a UCLA alphabetical roster, which has Muhammad’s fake age on it for comparison’s sake.

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times

Courtesy Ken Bensinger, LA Times