Forward | 6'2



Hometown | Campti, LA

Centenary College of Louisiana

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When he gets his hands on the ball, there's no stopping Diesel Kirkendoll.

A legendary player at his alma mater, Centenary College of Louisiana, Diesel set and still holds the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference all-time scoring title with 1,920 points. He first discovered the Globetrotters on Scooby Doo, but was inspired to join the team after learning that fellow Centenary alum Herbert "Flight Time" Lang was a longtime Trotter.

When he's not showing off his high-flying dunks, Diesel runs his own personal development company, We Are King David, where he coaches young players on and off the court.

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Career Highlights and Awards

  • Set SCAC All-Time Scoring Record (1,920 points), 2018
  • Centenary Male Athlete of the Year, 2016-17
  • 1000 Point Club, 2016
  • SCAC Newcomer of the Year, 2014-15

Fun Facts

  • Favorite Movies: "Life" and "The Original Kings Of Comedy"
  • Gameday Go-To Song: "Friday" By Sir Charles Jones
  • Favorite Trick Shot: Backwards shot from opposite free-throw line


Come ball with us on and off the court.

Wilt Chamberlain (13), Marques Haynes (20), Curly Neal (22), Tex Harrison (34), Geese Ausbie (35), Meadowlark Lemon (36), Goose Tatum (50), Hallie Bryant (32)