Mr. Lake is renowned as a speaker, former radio host, author and social worker with nearly 20 years of community involvement and outreach to his credit. Raised by his mother and father Robin & Bennie Lake, Keynon is a home grown Ashevillian native. With a family legacy in Basketball Keynon followed in his father’s footsteps being one of the best basketball players in the Western NC area and state. His father and Asheville native Bennie Lake played with the Original Harlem Globetrotters.
In addition to his community outreach work, Mr. Lake has started on his second book titled “My Father Is Still Teaching Me.” Attributing his success to his lord & savior, he believes that he has had a light placed into his heart and a platform set before him to fulfill his purpose. While he is frequently encouraged to run for political office, for now he prefers to focus on his immediate community involvement. In the coming years, Mr. Lake hopes to expand My Daddy Taught Me That into a national program while transitioning toward consulting work.