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Kevin Harris is a native of Fairfax County. Kevin attended Falls Church High School where he played under Coach Antonio Harris. Kevin earned All-District and All-Region honors during his two seasons as a Jaguar. Kevin competed with the Virginia Bearcats AAU program where he was a member on teams that won State and Regional tournaments. Kevin concluded his AAU career by winning the WYBT (World Youth Basketball Tournament) Championship in Kona, Hawai’i.
After his playing career at Falls Church, Kevin went on to play for Jim Larranaga at George Mason University. After playing at George Mason, Kevin returned to Falls Church High School as an Assistant Varsity Coach. The two following seasons, Kevin served as the head coach on the Freshman and Junior Varsity levels. Kevin then followed Coach Antonio Harris to J.E.B. Stuart where he was an Assistant Boys Varsity Coach. In his next stop, Kevin was a Varsity Assistant Coach at James Madison High School. Kevin is in his second season as the Head Varsity Coach at Centreville High School.
In past AAU seasons, Kevin coached the 9U Boys Elite team with PSPA. Coach Harris led those teams to the YBOA Super Regional and Virginia State Championship, where they defeated the Fairfax Stars. The team went on to Florida where they competed in the YBOA National Championships, coming in 5th Place. The Virginia Thunder, in their first season, placed 5th in the 3rd Grade YBOA National Championships in 2015. Last season, the team finished 4th in the Silver Bracket at the USBA Nationals in Charlotte, NC. They returned home to win the Fairfax Stars Summer League.
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Malachi Jackson is a native of Centerville, Virginia. Malachi established his AAU career with Nova United in 2005. Malachi attended Centerville High School (2006) where he played under Coach Brian Doyle, Montgomery Junior College (2006-2008) under Coach Daryl Butler, Fredrick Junior College (2008-2010) under Coach Dave Miller, and Elizabeth City State University (2010-2013) under Coach Sean Walker. During his professional basketball career Malachi played for the American Basketball Association (ABA) with Naptown (Indianapolis) All-stars (2015) under Coach Jones and Indy Blaze (2015) under Coach Ant. Also, while in his basketball career Malachi played overseas with the SMAA European Tour with Germany Austria Hungary (2014) and Macedonia and Montenegro under Coach Mikey (2014).
Malachi just completed his first season as an Assistant JV Coach at Centreville High School.