Kappa Alpha Psi was founded on Jan. 5, 1911 at Indiana University Bloomington. Thousands of young men have pledged and served the community with this esteemed organization. Many of those young men went on to leave their mark on the sports world. Here are a few notable names.
Happy Founders Day, gentlemen.
Best known for his time at Temple’s basketball coach, Chaney is a member of Bethune-Cookman’s Gamma Theta Chapter.
One of college basketball’s most underrated coaches, Jobe is a member of Fisk University’s Alpha Delta Chapter.
The man with the second most rings as a player in NBA history is a member of North Carolina Central’s Alpha Kappa Chapter.
Before he was a Hall of Fame defensive back for the Lions, Barney was a member of Jackson State’s Delta Delta Chapter.
The Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer is a member of Grambling State’s Gamma Psi Chapter.
The former Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker is a member of Florida A&M’s Alpha Xi Chapter.
The former South Carolina State coach (and first-ever black FBS coach) is a member of South Carolina State’s Alpha Lambda Chapter.
The former Pittsburgh Steeler Linebacker is a member of Fort Valley State’s Gamma Zeta Chapter.
The man who helped mold Southern University’s football program was a member of Wilberforce’s Delta Chapter.
The only man to have won championships in the AFL and NFL, as well as a Super Bowl, Sample was a member of Maryland State (UMES) Gamma Xi Chapter.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back is a member of Southern’s Alpha Sigma Chapter.