Kenya Robinson [Basketball '16]
Kenya Robinson has been a highly skilled professional basketball player for more than 19 years. She started her court domination at Seabreeze High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. She earned her place on the Florida All-Star Team, was named the Volusia County Player of the Year, and was part of the Central Florida AAU Team.
In 1988, she made her way to Warner, where she played basketball under coach Monte Madewell, graduating in 1990. After Connors, Robinson spent time on the court for the University of Georgia, and was named All-Time Letterwinner and was a member of the SEC Championship Team. Robinson then moved on to the University of New Orleans where she graduated in 1993, and was named to the Sun Belt All-Conference Team, scoring an average 19 points and 8 rebounds.
Robinson began her pro basketball career with the Los Angeles Sparks, as a part of the development team during the inaugural season in 1997. In the latter part of ’97 to 1999, Robinson took the court as a forward for the SB Girls in Lahti, Finland, and later Panterrit in Helsinki. She was a pro ball player in Finland for four years, earning a spot on the All-Star Team, was part of the Women’s Top League, named best foreign player and MVP multiple times.
In 2001, Robinson joined the WNBA Indiana Fever, followed by BC Nokia in Nokia, Finland, and in 2002 joined Humia in Aanekoski, Finland, where she has been part of the Women’s Top League Championship, the All-Time Leading Rebounder, the All-Time Assist Leader for the Women’s Top League, the Best Foreign Player, and the MVP twice.