His best friend is gone. His father is missing. But Kendric Davis has found ‘joy’ in Memphis.

By , Daily Memphian Published: March 04, 2023 4:00 AM CT

Tigers fans have admired the grit that’s allowed Kendric Davis to fight through a series of painful ankle injuries — but that’s nothing compared to the larger battle he’s had to fight to get where he is now.

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Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya

Parth Upadhyaya covers the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. A Raleigh, N.C., native and a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hussman School of Media and Journalism, Upadhyaya is a longtime college hoops junkie. Prior to joining The Daily Memphian in 2022, he covered high school sports in western Pennsylvania for the Beaver County Times and Penn State football for the Centre Daily Times.


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