Inspired By UK and Calipari, Drake Set To Graduate High School

09/17/2012 09:22 AM

Hip hop star Drake has become a familiar face around the UK basketball program the last few years and made his coaching debut Saturday at Rupp Arena during the UK alumni game. After leading his team to victory, Drake explained that his relationship with John Calipari and the school has inspired him to finish his high school degree. He will graduate this month.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.


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