Cliff Hawkins was born December 24, 1981 in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the son of Ricky Hunter and Monique Wilhite. Cliff played at Kentucky from 2000-2004 and is No. 7 on Kentucky’s all-time career assists leaders list with 468 or 3.7 per game. He was named All-SEC third team in 2004 and honorable mention All-SEC by The Associated Press in 2003. He sank the game-winning shot against South Carolina on Jan. 12, 2002 with 3.4 seconds remaining and posted a career-best 10 assists against Mississippi State, including nine in the first half in 2002. As a senior in high school, he led Oak Hill to a 30-2 record and a No. 2 national ranking. He averaged a double-double — 10.1 points and 12.5 assists per game and also set the school record for assists in a season with 400, surpassing the marks of NBA guards Jeff McInnis, Rod Strickland and Cory Alexander. Cliff is currently playing in Europe for the BC Armia Tbilisi basketball team in the Georgia-Superleague.