School: University of Texas at Austin
Major: Sports Management
University of Texas at Austin’s Kamaka Hepa finished his first two basketball seasons strong having played in 51 games, including 11 games as a starter. Returning for his third season in the frontcourt rotation, Hepa has built impressive stats for himself, having personal bests of 15 points scored in one game, five free throws made in one game, three rebounds made in one game and 26 minutes played in one game. A senior sports management major, Hepa has made the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll two years in a row. Originally from Alaska and part Inupiat (Eskimo), Hepa hopes to become the first Inupiat to play in the NBA.