Raashed Kennion’s not your average transfer student athlete. Much is written whenever an athlete transfers for academic reasons or even legal reasons. So much so that its almost expected when a talent such as Kennion transfers from an SEC powerhouse to the #MEAC. Kennion busts this stereotype wide open. Here are 3 Reasons why Raashed Kennion’s transfer matters.
- Local Talent– Kennion, a native of Jacksonville is returning back to the Florida area to attend FAMU. This is sure to boost fan excitement and recruiting efforts.
- Dual Threat– Kennion is both talented on the field and in the classroom. In addition to being a highly sought after recruit in highschool Kennion was named the “Academic Top Tiger” his true freshman season at Auburn.
- Socially Conscious – According to the Montgomery Adertiser and Auburn Coach Guz Malzahn Kennion choose FAMU over Auburn to pursue a career in politics.
Raashed Kennion deserves praise for marking a diffuclt decision to transfer. We at BlackBall Sports wish him much success in his academics, future in politics, and performance on the field. We will be watching…