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Kiwane Garris

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Date of Birth: 1974 , September-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch

Quick Timeline of Kiwane Garris

1974 Born in Chicago, Illinois
1993 Joined University of Illinois
1997 Played for Denver Nuggets
1999 Joined Orlando Magic
2001 Joined Nova Virtus Ragusa
2011 Became an assistant coach of Prairie State College
2007 Married to Syleena Johnson
2007 Second child, Kiwane Garris Jr
2011 Third child, Kingston Garris

Detail Timeline of Kiwane Garris

September 24 , 1974

Born in Chicago, Illinois

Best known for his towering height and massive body, Kiwane Garris was born at the end of 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to African and American parents. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity.

1993

Joined University of Illinois

He completed his high school graduation from Westinghouse High School. After his high school graduation, he joined University of Illinois in 1993. There he was active in basketball playing as a point guard. He played there till 1997. 

1997

Played for Denver Nuggets

In the 1997 NBA Draft Garris was about to be a late first round or early second round pick; however,  he went undrafted in this NBA draft. Later on he signed a contract with Denver Nuggets as a free agent.

1999

Joined Orlando Magic

In 1997, he was also signed to Los Angeles Clippers but it was annulled within few days. In 1999, he got signed to Orlando Magic and he played with them till 2000. During this one year period, he was seen in only three games.

2001

Joined Nova Virtus Ragusa

From 2001, he began playing in the Italian league. That year he joined   Nova Virtus Ragusa. Later on he played with the teams like Robur Basket Osimo, Pallacanestro Reggiana, Fortitudo Bologna, Olimpia Milano, Sutor Basket Montegranaro and Reyer Venezia Mestre.

2011

Became an assistant coach of Prairie State College

From 2010, he has been back to United States. Within few months, he was assigned to Prairie State College as its assistant coach. These days he is serving as an assistant Coach of Mountain View High School Varsity Boys Basketball team.

2007

Married to Syleena Johnson

American actress and singer Syleena Johnson is his lovely wife. After years of love life they announced their engagement in July 2006. They got married in 2007. They are still together as a loving husband and wife. 

August 1 , 2007

Second child, Kiwane Garris Jr

He became father for the second time in his life in 2007. He and his lovely wife Syleena Johnson welcomed their first child together on 1st of August and that time it was a son and they named him Kiwane Garris Jr. 

February 6 , 2011

Third child, Kingston Garris

He became father for the third time in his life in early 2011. He and his lovely wife Syleena Johnson welcomed their second child together on 6th of February and that time it was also a son and they named him Kingston Garris. 

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American actress and singer Syleena Johnson is his lovely wife. After years of love life they announced their engagement in July 2006. They got married in 2007. They are still together as a loving husband and wife. Together they have already welcome two children. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity.

In the 1997 NBA Draft Garris was about to be a late first round or early second round pick; however,  he went undrafted in this NBA draft. Later on he signed a contract with Denver Nuggets as a free agent. In 1997, he was also signed to Los Angeles Clippers but it was annulled within few days. In 1999, he got signed to Orlando Magic and he played with them till 2000. During this one year period, he was seen in only three games. From 2001, he began playing in the Italian league. That year he joined Nova Virtus Ragusa. Later on he played with the teams like Robur Basket Osimo, Pallacanestro Reggiana, Fortitudo Bologna, Olimpia Milano, Sutor Basket Montegranaro and Reyer Venezia Mestre. From 2010, he has been back to United States and these days he is serving as an assistant Coach of Mountain View High School Varsity Boys Basketball team. He is now aged 41 years old and his net worth is $300 Thousand.