Meet Nokhia Meeks
Nokhia Meeks is the proud mother of college basketball player, Kennedy Meeks. Her 21 year-old son, plays for North Carolina. He is majoring in communication studies.
Kennedy Rashod Meeks was born February 5th, 1995; in Charlotte, N.C. The son of, Nokhia Meeks and Dana Hobbs.
Attended West Charlotte High School, and was named to the McDonald’s All-America team. He also played in the Jordan Brand Classic and the Nike Global Challenge and was a three-time all-state selection.
Kennedy lead West Charlotte to a 78-13 record over the last three seasons. His team Won the state title in 2011, earning MVP honors after grabbing 19 rebounds in the championship game. He averaged 19 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks as a senior, scored 20 or more points seven times and grabbed 20 or more rebounds four times. He had three games as a senior with 20 plus points and rebounds. Meeks also lettered in tennis for three seasons at West Charlotte and was an honor student in each of his last three years.
Kennedy Meeks arrived in Chapel Hill as a McDonald’s All-American, but weighed 317-pounds and struggled to stay on the court, seeing just 16 minutes per game. By his sophomore year, Meeks shed 40 pounds and posted an improved. After that, Meeks had solid games.
During his sophomore year, Meeks was named an honorable mention All-ACC performer. He sprained his left knee in the Tar Heels’ Round of 32 NCAA Tournament victory over Arkansas. At the time, he was averaging 11.6 points, and he led the team in rebounds with 7.4 rebounds in 23.6 minutes per game. He was in the midst of a scoring slump before the injury.
Not much info is out there about, Nokhia Meeks but surely she is one proud basketball mom.