Johnny Juzang set to make Kentucky Men’s Basketball program history

Juzang will be first Asian-American to ever play for Kentucky Men's Basketball


LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – UK freshman guard Johnny Juzang will make history the first time he checks into a game. Juzang will be the first Asian-American to ever play for Kentucky basketball.
Coach Cal knows history will be made, but he doesn’t care what color you are; he wants to know if you can play ball.
Coach Cal says Juzang can straight up hoop. While his race is a part of his identity, Coach Cal says it’s Juzang’s drive that sets him apart. Hear what else Cal had to say in the video above.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas