Kenny Smith played his collegiate basketball at North Carolina. Soon, his son will as well. K.J. Smith spent his freshman season at Pacific, where he played in 24 games and averaged 3.2 points per game. However, he said goodbye to the school to pursue an opportunity at the place his father starred. “I always was a UNC fan growing up,” Smith said, via “It was always in the back of my mind that UNC was the final destination where I wanted to end up. It was always a dream to say ‘I’m a Tar Heel.'”