From tragedy to triumph, Kevin Massey is Kentucky’s newest student manager

Kevin Massey

Kevin Massey, who is basketball’s newest student manager, has been on a transcendent journey – a journey which has taken him from death’s door, after the discovery of a tumor on his brain stem on Feb. 7, 2010, all the way to ’s campus, where he now finds himself an integral part of the Wildcat family.  His journey began like an unwelcome lightning bolt from the heavens, as Kevin, then a 16-year old, three-sport sophomore Indianapolis’ Franklin Central High School, was stricken with a nightmare scenario.  “I was playing basketball and I noticed my shot was really off, so I told mom I needed to go to the doctor,” Kevin said. “So we went and everything checked out fine. Then two days later I woke up and couldn’t walk.”

 

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