Dug inside of his book bag and Coach Palmer asked for his finals
He had his back like a spinal meanwhile
Rod Palmer was the Coach of Centennial High School (where Kendrick and Arron both attended). He was there from 2004 to 2006 with a 70-16 win/loss record. He now is an assistant coach at Long Beach State University.
Coach Palmer was also a teacher at Centennial High School, so he was constantly influencing Aaron both on the basketball court and in the classroom. In contrast, Kendrick never had a figure like that to push and motivate him.
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