Mama Bear: From forgotten shoes to dogsitting, Luke Kennard’s mom is there

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: May 22, 2023 9:26 AM CT | Published: May 14, 2023 4:00 AM CT

It’s not easy to become a shooting guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, but Luke Kennard wasn’t alone. “It became who we were as a family,” said mother Jennifer Kennard. “And we loved it, but it required a lot of us all to make it happen.”


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Candace Echols

Candace Echols is a Midtown resident, wife, and mother of five. A regular contributor to The Daily Memphian, she is a freelance writer who also recently published her first book, the children’s book “Josephine and the Quarantine.” 


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