Born in N.W. Washington, D.C., and raised in San Diego, California and District Heights, MD, Coach Kenyon McAfee prepped at Suitland High School in District Heights, MD, earning the Washington Post Honorable mention in football and basketball as a senior.
Coach Ken averaged 16 ppg 4 asst 3 rebs and 2 steals as a senior as he led Suitland High School in scoring his junior and senior years to revive basketball at Suitland High School after being cut his sophomore year. Coach Ken joined the team his junior year and helped the team stop a 22 game losing streak. Also in his junior season, Coach Ken scored a career high 31 points against Northwestern in the overtime in an 81-76 victory. Coach Ken also played football as a starting Wide Receiver his junior year, in which he led the team in catches, touchdowns , and yards per catch. Coach Ken backed that up his senior year, leading the team in all receiver categories, landing him on the Prince George's County All-Star South Football Roster.
During his senior year, Coach Ken took up a life long passion of his and joined the tennis team where he excelled as a Mixed Doubles player and made it all the way to the State Semi-Finals. Coach Ken ended his high school career lettering in 2 years of varsity football, 2 years of varsity basketball, and 1 year of varsity tennis. He also graduated with a 3.0 GPA.
After graduation, Coach Ken went to Waynesburg University, in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, a Division 3 school, where he started as a freshman wide receiver by catching 20 passes and scoring 5 touchdowns, while averaging 20 yards per catch and making the All Freshmen Team. Coach Ken walked on to the basketball team and with hard work and dedication made it on to the varsity team and played in every game that season averaging 10 ppg 2 assts 2 rebs and 2 steals.
When Coach Ken stopped playing basketball and football, he felt that he was blessed to pass on the knowledge and work ethic and to give back to his community. Understanding the importance of youth sports as it relates to leadership skills, and self-esteem, both on and off the court and field which he acquired as a result of playing sports all his life. Coach Ken finds satisfaction and inspiration by helping children reach their goals. Coach Ken has the ability to train and touch the lives of those who come in contact with him both on and off the court and field. Parents are able to see the effects that Coach Ken has on their kids due to his positive attitude towards life and his love for sports. Coach Ken has the ability to motivate and inspire confidence while making others believe in themselves. He continues to grow his organization and looks forward to encouraging others to maximize their potential both on and off the court and field.
Coach Ken lives by two mottos, "Everyone has the desire to win but only champions have the desire to prepare." And also, "stand strong, because body language never whispers, it always screams."