Kiambu Fentress 13
Kiambu  Fentress
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Ensworth

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
08/31/1996

 

10/14/2017

Team Black wins back-and-forth game three

Freshman Jayson Gonzalez homers again in Black and Gold Series

10/13/2017

Team Black wins slugfest to even Black and Gold Series

Teams crush four homers in game two of the annual series

09/08/2017

Commodores open fall ball Friday

Vandy returns 22 lettermen and welcomes 18 freshmen

06/26/2017

The Vandy Boys of Summer

Raby with Team USA, five Commodores on the Cape

04/19/2017

Dores hammer Middle Tennessee

Hayes drives in six, VU scores most runs since 2015

01/19/2017

Baseball 2017 HS - Hat (Howell)

Baseball headshots w/ hat 2017. (Howell)

Career Game Highs
Hits:1, 4/18 at Middle Tennessee
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Coach Corbin Quote: Kiambu’s athletic ability is hard to ignore. What has benefited him most over the last year has been his ability to get individual attention in the weight room and excel in summer competition. He is progressing along well and with continued game repetitions, he will learn to help our team in the near future. He has a very positive spirit and is well liked by his teammates.

2017 - Legged out an infield single at Middle Tennessee 4/18 for his first career hit... Made his collegiate debut in LF against UT Martin 4/4.

2016 - Did not participate in team activities... Summer Ball - Hit .299 with five extra base hits and 20 runs in 37 games for Riverhead in Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League.


High School -
Lettered in football and baseball at Ensworth in Nashville... Won four state championships on the gridiron with the Tigers earning first team All-State and All-District honors after leading the state in yards per catch... Was an All-District selection on the diamond at Cheshire Academy where he was team captain in 2015... Played summer/high school ball with numerous Division I athletes including former Vanderbilt commit and Arizona 2014 first round pick Touki Toussaint, Kevin Steen (Boston), Dale burdick (New York Mets), Benito Santiago (Tennessee), Luke Bonfield and Kyle Pate (Arkansas), Raphael Ramirez (New York Mets), Jermiah Muhammad (Seattle), Josh Shaw and Ryan Markey (St.Johns) and Roberto Gonzalez (Minnesota).

Academics - Fentress is undecided on a major at Vanderbilt in his first year.

Personal - Kiambu-Afi Fentress... Born 8/31/96 in Nashville, Tenn.... Son of Royce and Persephone Fentress... Has one brother, Nantambu... Dad was an All-American football player at Elon, where he is enshrined in the Hall of Fame... Brother played football at Miami... Nickname is Bu... Favorites include: Dee Gordon (player), New York Yankees (team), The Sandlot, Space Jam, The Rookie, Angels in the Outfield (movies), Martin, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Jaime Foxx Show (TV shows), Will Smith (actor), ribs, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob and green beans (meal), Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Drake, Weezy, Rick Ross (musicians), apple chips (late night snack)... Says he would be an actor or musician if he was not athlete... Names Derek Luke as the actor that would play him in a movie... Chose Vanderbilt because "it's been my dream school for forever and i didn't chose Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt chose me."

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