Deaf Is.. Sports
Kenny Walker was born in Crane, Texas on April 6, 1967. Kenny became deaf when he was 2 years old from spinal meningitis. He made All-State for both football and basketball in public high school. At Nebraska University, he earned All-American Honors for being a starter for the defensive team. After college, he was drafted by the Denver Broncos and played in the NFL. He played for a few years as a Denver Broncos football player.
Recently, Kenny has started working with the Iowa School for the Deaf as a counselor and a football coach. He is also in the book called, “Roar of Silence” written by Bob Schaller.
He has a wife, Martina, whom he married in 1992. Kenny has two children, Tommy and Kenny Bo. Tommy is deaf and Kenny Bo is hearing.