Charlotte, NC - Johnson & Wales Charlotte Head Women's Basketball Coach Jill Dunn opened the 2021 recruiting class by signing Ke'Airra Gregory from Charleston, South Carolina. Gregory, a 6'2" center plays for Northwood Academy in Summerville, SC. She averaged 11.3 points and 10.0 rebounds for the Chargers in her junior season as Northwood advanced all the way to the state title game. She was also named to the All-Region Team following her junior campaign. Thus far in her senior season, Gregory is averaging 9.7 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals, and 1.3 blocks for the 12-5 Chargers. She also played AAU basketball for TMP in 2019.
The daughter of Latasha Gregory, and sibling of Kevon Gregory and Cameron Edwards. Ke'Airra plans to major in Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales. "I wanted to major in Culinary Arts and they have a top culinary program," commented Ke'Airra when asked why she chose Johnson & Wales. "I am also able to continue my basketball career. I felt comfortable on the campus and enjoyed getting to know Coach Dunn. It seems like the perfect fit for me."
Coach Dunn is, in turn, excited about what Ke'Airra brings to the program. "I am thrilled to have Ke'Arria join our program. She will be a difference maker in our league from her height and athleticism alone. Ke'Arria runs the floor extremely well and has touch around the rim. On the defensive side she can block shots and will be a good rebounder. She is a great asset to our team, and I am excited to start working with her next Fall."