Scored career-high six points at Miss. State, playing in front of nearly 100 supporters from hometown of Booneville, Miss., a 90-minute drive from Starkville.
Also contributed five points and three boards in home win over Miss. State three weeks later.
Saw three minutes in his first collegiate game and made his only field-goal attempt. Also contributed two rebounds in the season-opening win over Wofford.
Played nine minutes and contributed three rebounds in exhibition win over UNC-Pembroke.
Averaged 23.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a senior at Booneville, which won the State 3A title in 2011 and reached the championship game the past two years.
Named to 5-man All-State First Team by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in 2013. Clarion-Ledger also picked him to its "Dandy Dozen" squad in Nov. of 2012.
Also Northeast Miss. Daily Journal Player of the Year in 2013.
Averaged 13.5 points and 9.7 rebounds as a junior.
Full Name: Kenny Paul Geno
Birthdate/Birthplace: June 25, 1995 in Booneville, Miss.
Nickname: Geno or KP
Favorite TV Shows: Sportscenter
Websites I Have Bookmarked: ESPN
Favorite Video Games: NCAA Football, NBA 2K, MLB
Favorite Foods: Hibachi, Mexican
Favorite Movies: Dumb & Dumber, Ted, Facing the Giants, Hoosiers, Happy Gilmore
Non-Basketball Interests: Hunting, Fishing, God
Role Models: My parents
Proudest Non-Athletic Accomplishment: I've made six mission trips
Proudest Athletic Accomplishment: Making "Dandy Dozen" in Mississippi
Favorite Academic Subject: History
Most Challenging Subject: Math
Pre-Game Rituals: Praying, listening to music, relaxing
Post-Game Rituals: icing and eating
Superstitions: Splitting poles
Teammate Who Makes Me Laugh Hardest: Kenny Gaines
My Most Prized Possession: My salvation
When I was young and playing ball, I pretended I was: Shaq
Favorite NBA Team: Miami Heat
Favorite Non-Basketball Pro Team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Tim Tebow
I Chose to Attend UGA Because: It was a chance to play in the SEC on a great team, a great academic school, representing a great fan base.
I Chose My Jersey Number Because: I wore 15 in high school and wanted a different number but with the same look.