Kenyon Smith
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Kenyon Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago

High School:
Simeon

Last College:
Lincoln College

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 183

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

Biography and Career Highlights

Lincoln (Ill.) Community College: Guided the Lynx to the 2010 National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA) Division II National Championship, after the team won regional and conference championships • Named to the national tournament all-tournament team • Earned both all-conference and all-region honors • Averaged 12.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game • Shot 41 percent from the field, 35 percent on threes and 68 percent from the free throw line • Also added 90 steals and 124 assists, while committing 102 turnovers • Coached by Kirk Whiteman.

Simeon High School: Played in the 2008 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Class 3A/4A Senior All-Star Game, the 2008 McDonald's Riverwar All-Star Game, with Jeremy Robinson, and the 2008 Chicago High School Classic • As a senior, dished out 270 assists and averaged eight points per game • Simeon entered the 2007-08 season ranked No. 17 nationally by USA Today • Wolverines won back-to-back state titles, capturing the 2006 and 2007 Illinois Class 2A State Championships • Team finished runner-up in 2008 at the state tournament in Class 3A • Received first-team All-Pontiac Holiday Tournament honors after leading the Wolverines to their third-straight tournament championship • As a junior, averaged 4.3 points and 2.0 assists per game, while shooting 46 percent from three-point range as a backup to Derrick Rose (Memphis), the No. 1 overall draft pick of the Chicago Bulls in the 2008 NBA Draft • Coached by Robert Smith.

Personal: Full Name: Kenyon D. Smith • Birthdate: Feb. 7, 1989 • Birthplace: Chicago • Mother: Latasha Smith • Major: criminal justice.

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