Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player. He was born on September 29, 1988 outside of Washington, D.C. He grew up loving sports with his sister and two brothers. His grandmother was a strong influence, telling him that his height was a blessing, even though schoolmates teased him for always being the tallest in class. During high school, he played for the National Christian Academy and Montrose Christian School, both in Maryland, and for basketball powerhouse Oak Hill Academy, located in Virginia. After just one year of college basketball, he declared himself eligible for the 2007 NBA Draft. On July 4, 2016, He also made big waves in the NBA when he announced that he had agreed to sign with the Warriors. EliteColumn lists out 15 of the most influential Kevin Durant quotes.