But now, his son, Jerami Grant, will heat up the college basketball scene as he starts the recruiting process.
He is keeping his options open as Oklahoma, Virginia, Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Syracuse, Connecticut, DePaul and Maryland are all taking interest in what he has to offer.
Grant has shown some progress by going on unofficial visits to Kansas, Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Maryland and Georgetown prior to his basketball season.
According to He has considered his priorities to set the schools apart.
"He is quiet but relationships with the coaches are important as well as style of play and position he would play," Dematha (Md.) Coach Mike Jones said.
Grant is used all over the court, playing positions two through five. During his junior season he averaged 10.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.
"His strength is driving and attacking the rim," Coach Jones said.
Grant, a four-star prospect that ranks as the No. 8 2012 small forward, does not resemble his father.
"No, he does not. He is just a normal kid," Coach Jones said.