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Jamaal Wilkes
Ventura, California
Known for his smooth and steady moves on the basketball court, NBA forward Jamaal “Silk” Wilkes won basketball championships at the scholastic, collegiate and professional levels. As a young man, Wilkes excelled on the school basketball court and at the Ventura Boys & Girls Club, a place he credits as a major factor in his personal development. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles and won two national Collegiate Athletic Association championships. As a Los Angeles Laker for eight years, Wilkes won three NBA championships and was voted to the NBA All-Star Team. Wilkes retired from professional basketball in 1985 and went into private industry.
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