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Former Westover forward takes scenic route to D1

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany native Andre Kennedy has dreamed of playing division I ball for years.

His took a short detour, but arrived at his destination.

Kennedy just signed his letter of intent to play basketball for Alabama A&M.

The former Westover forward graduated in 2015.

He spent the past two seasons in Americus at South Georgia Tech.

Kennedy put up 14 points and 8 rebounds his sophomore year--earning an all-conference nod with the Jets.

He's looking to improve on the program that hired a new coach after totaling just 2 wins last season.

"I wanted to compete on the national stage," said Kennedy. "I've been wanting to play division I for a long time since I was in middle school. And to have dream as a young child and kept grinding for it, it's just a blessing. That's all that is."

Kennedy leaves for the SWAC school Saturday.

He has two years left of eligibility.

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