Dana Hobbs, Nokhia Meeks
| 260 lb (118 kg)|
| Atlantic Coast Conference|
February 5, 1995 (age 20)Charlotte, North Carolina (1995-02-05)
West Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina)
North Carolina (2013–present)
Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige, Justin Jackson, J P Tokoto, Joel James
6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Kennedy Meeks Wikipedia
Kennedy Rashod Meeks (born February 5, 1995) is an American basketball player for the Toronto Raptors. He played college basketball for North Carolina. He is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Meeks attended West Charlotte High School, where he averaged 19 points, 16 rebounds and 3 blocks as a senior. He was named to the McDonald's All-America team in 2013.
As a freshman, Meeks averaged 7.6 points and 6.1 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game and was named to the ACC All-Freshman team. He worked with North Carolina strength and conditioning coach Jonas Sahratian to slim down in the offseason.
As a sophomore, Meeks was named an honorable mention All-ACC performer. He sprained his left knee in the Tar Heels' Round of 32 NCAA Tournament victory over Arkansas. At the time, he was averaging 11.6 points, second behind Marcus Paige and he led the team in rebounds with 7.4 rebounds in 23.6 minutes per game. He was in the midst of a scoring slump before the injury, scoring more than 10 points only once in the last eight games.
As a junior, Meeks scored a career high 25 points against Temple University. He injured his left knee and was out for 2 weeks mid-season. He returned and helped lead UNC to the National Championship game. He broke Tyler Hansbrough's school record for the most rebounds in the NCAA tournament.
Meeks is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and was inducted into the fraternity in April 2016.