Player Bio: UNLV: A talented, intriguingly sized athlete who will begin his Rebel career in the defensive secondary ... Listed No. 2 at strong safety behind Tajh Hasson heading into the fall ... Joined the squad in January and competed in his first spring practice ... Earned a spot on the UNLV Dean's Honor List for the spring 2012 semester.
2011: Grayshirted season after signing with the program in February.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Helix Charter HS In La Mesa, CA ... A two-sport standout who helped the Highlander football team to an 11-1 record and appearance in the CIF San Diego Section semifinals as a senior under coach Troy Starr ... Had two key interceptions in his team's Grossmont Hills League championship-clinching victory over Steele Canyon ... Also a starter on the Helix basketball team and was named first team all-league as a forward as a senior.
PERSONAL: Kenny Keys was born on Feb. 25, 1993 ... The son of Syvonne McNair and Kenny Keys Sr. ... Has not declared a major.
--Courtesy of UNLVRebels.com