Velton Kennedy Jr. is in his second year as a graduate assistant with the Razorback men’s basketball program in 2018-19. 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 Master’s 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.