4 - Kevin Menner
Kevin Menner
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
High School: Lincoln
College: Saddleback College
Position: Forward
EXP: 1V
2009-10 Season (Junior)
Scored in double figures in three games including a season-best in 18 minutes at Purdue (11/13/09) in the season opener ... Hit 8-of-12 shots along with five rebounds against the Boilermakers. Saddleback College
Enjoyed a successful 2008-09 season averaging 19.3 points per game, and 7.9 rebounds per game ... Shot 50 percent from the floor ... Went to the foul line 219 times in 33 games. Ventura College
Averaged 23.8 points per game during his freshman season, third-best in the state, and tops among freshman players ... Had a season-high 39 points against Hancock College, 38 points against Bakersfield, and 33 points against L.A. Valley in a playoff game. Lincoln High School
Helped lead his team to the city championship, and to the New York state finals ... Gained all-state, and all-city honors ... As a sophomore, played with Sebastian Telfair, who now plays in the NBA ... Also played AAU basketball for the heralded "Juice All-Stars" along with former Kansas State star Michael Beasley ... Also played at Notre Dame Prep. Matador Memo
Parents are Bernice and Bernice Menner ... Has four sisters (Shaneequa, Shaquanna, Andrea, Jordan) and one brother (Andre) ... Roots for Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics ... Favorite actor is Chris Tucker, and his favorite actress is Gabrielle Union ... His favorite tv show is Tyler Perry, and his favorite movie is Friday ... Loves to eat shrimp and chicken, but dislikes turkey ... His favorite solo musical artist is Drake ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the coaches and the atmosphere ... His greatest sports moment was when he hit the winning shot in a playoff game ... The best athlete he has played against is Jermaine Peterson (Providence) ... Says the best thing about being a student-athlete is "the teachers love you" ... The toughest part about being a student-athlete is "fighting through the pain" ... Picked uniform #4 because "my twin sister was killed when she was four-years-old" ... His favorite pre-game ritual is to listen to Jay-Z ... His favorite website is "MySpace" ... The most famous person he has met is Kobe Bryant ... Would like to meet Tyra Banks ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with "my family" ... Would like to switch places for a day with his mom ... If he was forced to listen to one CD the rest of his life, it would be the music of Drake ... Would invest his money if he had a million dollars ... The best advice he ever received - "Never fear no man" ... The best advice he gives to young people - stay in school ... No one knows how much "I love basketball" ... Can't imagine going a week without playing the game of basketball ... Years from how, Kevin says he will still laugh about the summer of '09 ... The one thing that makes Kevin smile is "hearing my mom's voice when she's happy" ... His greatest hero - my mom ... Pan African Studies major.

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