Velton Kennedy Jr. is in his first year as a graduate assistant with the Razorback men’s basketball program in 2017-18. Prior to coming on staff, Kennedy served as a student manager from 2014-17.
In his current position, Kennedy oversees all student managers, supervises practice preparations, directs and sends mailouts for current and future recruits and reviews film breakdown/scouting reports for potential opponents.
The Little Rock, Arkansas, native is the son of Velton Sr. and Annette Kennedy. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in recreation & sports management. He is currently pursuing a masters degree in operations management.
In addition to his work with the Razorback men’s basketball team, Kennedy has also worked with youth organizations around the community of Fayetteville where he is a mentor to many kids.