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DSU alumnus Kendall Gray writes children’s book

Former Delaware State star and professional basketball player Kendall Gray has written an illustrated book.


Dover, Del. (July 23, 2021) — Delaware State basketball legend Kendall Gray has added author to his list of talents.

Gray has collaborated with illustrator Amara (Naybab) on a book he’s titled “I Can’t Quit.”

A 2015 Delaware State graduate (Mass Communications), Gray was recently named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 50th anniversary top 50 Men’s Basketball Team.

As a senior in the 2014-15 season, Gray became the second player in MEAC history to be selected as the league’s Player-of-the-Year and Defensive Player-of- the-Year. That season he helped lead DSU to the MEAC title game against Hampton.

Gray was named MEAC Defensive Player of The Year as a freshman despite playing just 17 games. He blocked 54 shots, ranking ninth in the country at one point.

Kendall Gray, a member of the Hornets’ 1000-point club, is also Delaware State’s career leader with 305 blocks.

DSU alumnus Kendall Gray writes children’s book
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