When Durant was an infant, his father left the family; Wanda and Wayne eventually divorced, and Durant's grandmother, Barbara Davis, helped raise them.

By the age of 13, his father re-entered his life and traveled the country with him to basketball tournaments.

Durant had a sister, Brianna, and two brothers, Tony and Raven. Durant and his siblings live in Prince George's County, Maryland, Washington, DC,

Kevin Durant grew up on the eastern outskirts of America, was unusually tall from an early age. And reached a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

kevin durant Growing up while still in middle school (ages 10-12), Durant wanted to play for his favorite team, the Toronto Raptors.

Including Kevin Durant's favorite player, Vince Carter. Of whom the former Kevin Durant is still friends today.

During this time, he began wearing #35 as the jersey number in honor of his AAU coach, Charles Craig, who was murdered at the age of 35.

kevin durant playing two years high school basketball at National Christian Academy and one year at Oak Hill Academy

Durant transferred to Montrose Christian School for his senior year, growing 5 inches (13 cm) before the start of the season and the year began at 6. feet 7 inches (2.01 m)

Before the start of the season, he committed to the University of Texas at Austin. He had visited the University of Connecticut and the University of North Carolina,

When asked why he chose a college with a lesser-known program, he said, "I wanted to forge my own path."

At the end of the year, he was named Washington Post All-Mate Basketball Player of the Year as well as Most Valuable Player of the 2006 McDonald's All-American Game.

Durant stated that if the NBA had not introduced the one-and-dun rule, he would have declared for the 2006 NBA Draft.

Where his favorite team Toronto Raptors was the first overall choice. And the book changed the story of his life as a great player.