Born July 25, 1977, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kenny Thomas is son of Calvin and Patricia. Kenny Thomas attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque – one of the highest-profile recruits to ever attend the school.
Kenny’s determination and leadership has shown throughout his athletic career. As a Lobo, he earned All-Western Athletic Conference honors three times (1996, 1998-99), 2nd team All-America by Basketball Times following his junior season, two-time Most Valuable Player of the WAC Tournament (1996 and 98) and WAC Freshman of the Year in 1996.
The Houston Rockets selected Thomas as the 22nd pick in the 1999 NBA Draft. Kenny enjoyed a stellar career for the Rockets, 76ers, and Kings before retiring from basketball in 2010. After a successful NBA career, Mr. Thomas has transitioned from the basketball court to the boardroom.
Kenny Thomas is President and CEO of Kenny Thomas Enterprises, a dynamic and versatile multi faceted initiative. KTE is engaged in six primary business segments: Healthy Water, Fitness & Lifestyle Apparel, Basketball Education, Community Outreach, Film & Television Production and Real Estate.
Future endeavors for the Sacramento market include a charity golf tournament in the fall to help benefit disadvantaged youth and local charities. The television and film production entity of KTE is currently in the early production stages of their first film venture with details of a feature film to be announced this summer. In Albuquerque, New Mexico, KTE successfully launched InfinityO2 – super-oxygenated water, a successful product in New Mexico Supermarkets. KTE has expanded the market for InfinityO2 in the Sacramento and Northern California region. KTE is exploring the local real estate development sector.