Breakdown: Outstanding athlete who will play two sports – football and basketball – at A&T…Played in the Class 2AA North Carolina football championship game in 2011 and led the Kinston Vikings basketball to the Class 2A title in 2013…On the basketball court, he has great athleticism and can attack the basket with intensity.
High School: Made 39 receptions for 646 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior…Led the Kinston Vikings to a 7-5 record. He was an All-Class 2AA Eastern Plains conference selection…Was named to the North Carolina Associated Press All-State team…Named Offensive Player of the Year by the Kinston Free Press…As a junior, Made 20 catches for 242 yards and nine touchdowns…Led Kinston to the 2011 Class 2AA football championship game…Was also an outstanding basketball player in high school…Won Charlie Adams MVP honors in the Class 2A championship after scoring 15 points and grabbing nine rebounds in the victory. ..Was a member of the National Honor Society...Named the school's Male Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Full name is Denzel Keyes...He is the son of Angelo and Vanessa Keyes...Was born on May 5, 1995...Majors in chemistry.