Kevin Durant

By: Kareem Willingham

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Kevin Durant's Childhood life

Kevin durant was born on September 29, 1988 in Suitland, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. He is a high-profile professional basketball player who play for the Oklahoma Thunder.He was one for four children of Wanda and Wayne Pratt, Durant grew up loving sports with his sister, Brianna, and two brother, Anthony, and Rayvonne. His grandmother, Barbara, was a strong influence, telling him that his height was blessing, even though his schoolmates teased him about him being the tallest in class.

Durant High School and College basketball career

During high school, Durant grew seven inches, to his current height of 6'9". He played for the National Christian Academy and Montrose Christian School, both in Maryland, and for basketball powerhouse Oak Hill Academy. After his senior year, he was named to Parade magazine's "First Team" list, and "First Team All-American" list, capturing attention from major college basketball recruiters nationwide. When Durant was in college, he play with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and signed with the University of Texas Longhorns in Austin.

Kevin Durant Struggle

Kevin Durant - My story


“ Our best year are only the ahead of us, so we got to continue to keep pushing.”( Kevin Durant).

“ Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard" (Kevin Durant).