25 Kenyatta Smith
25 Kenyatta Smith
Height: 6-8
Weight: 260
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Sun Valley, Calif.
High School: Flintridge Preparatory School
Position: Center

Freshman (2011-12):
Appeared in eight games ... Blocked a shot, came down with a rebound and hit a free throw in collegiate debut against MIT (Nov. 11) ... Scored first career basket, grabbed two rebounds and blocked a shot at Boston University (Dec. 10).

Son of Dinah Wellington ... Member of basketball and volleyball teams at Flintridge Preparatory School … Served as captain of both teams … Two-time Flintridge Athlete of the Year … Was twice named Prep League MVP … All-area Player of the Year in 2011 … John R. Wooden Player of the Year for California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division V … All-CIF Division V-AA Player of the Year … All-state Division V first team … Led team to consecutive Prep League titles … Holds school records for most season and career points, rebounds and blocks … Two-time MVP and all-league for volleyball … Named to All-CIF team in 2010 … Member of Key Club and Leo Club volunteer organizations … Has volunteered with the Special Olympics … Enjoys collecting sports memorabilia.

Kenyatta Smith with Michael Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts and 1988 Democratic Nominee for President of the United States, at his Massachusetts residence. Governor Dukakis is a 1960 graduate of Harvard Law School, and now serves as a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University and a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at UCLA. He has also maintained a strong role within the John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard School of Public Health.