Check out the lovely Mrs. Keryl Silas; beautiful wife of NBA coach Stephen Silas, he has been an assistant coach for the Charlotte Hornets and the head coach for the Hornets after Steve Clifford left the team for an undetermined period of time to deal with an undisclosed health issue.
Coach Silas, is the son of legendary NBA coach Paul Silas; he played college basketball at Brown prior to becoming a scout for the Charlotte Hornets in 1999. in 2002, left Charlotte in order to join the New Orleans Hornets as their assistant coach; the following year was the assistant coach for the Cavaliers and the same position with the Golden State Warriors in 2006. Returned to Charlotte in 2010.
As noted, Stephen’s wife Keryl, formerly known as Keryl Jean Watkins, was born November 211, 1978, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Carl Watkins.
She is the younger sister of Kendall Watkins Phills, widow of former NBA player Bobby Phills, who died at the age of 30 in a car accident in Charlotte, NC.
Kendall, 46, and Bobby had two children Trey and Kerstie, both played basketball; Kerstie excelled in basketball, Trey decided not to continue playing. Although, before that happened, Trey had some help with his shot from Stephen Silas.
Keryl and Stephen tied the knot in 2002 and had two beautiful girls; Kyler Elyse and Kaelyn.
Singer and Songwriter
Mrs. Silas was a singer known as Porsha (the name given to her by Master P); she co-wrote her single Someday,” she also co-wrote with producer O’Del the song featured in the film Foolish “Nothing Stays the Same.”
Mrs. Silas later became known as Kay Jai; appeared alongside Snoop Dogg and Mia X in the music video for the song Slow Down. She opened shows for Britney Spears, Regina Belle, Nancy Wilson and The Temptations. After Bobby’s tragic death, Keryl devoted herself to her sister and her children.
Keryl Silas holds a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Southern University and a Masters in Education from the University of Southern California.
Keryl created Clain It Productions, created to educate and encourage young minds, to pursue their dreams.