Internet Basketball Sensation Grayson "The Professor" Boucher Takes His Basketball Skills Inside a Nebraska Prison to Challenge Inmates
WASHINGTON, DC—Professional "streetball" basketball player, Grayson "The Professor" Boucher, recently accepted a challenge from Prison Fellowship®—the nation's largest outreach to incarcerated men and women and their families—to take his hoop skills inside the Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, and play basketball with inmates at the facility. Video of that encounter has gone viral on the internet with more than 15 million views* in less than a week!
Grayson Boucher was born and raised in Keizer, Oregon. In 4th grade, Grayson quickly found his passion for the game of basketball and practiced for several hours a day on his dribbling skills. As a result, Grayson turned pro when he was just 18, landing a spot on the globally famed Mixtape Tour (AND1 Live Tour) and an ESPN reality television series which documented the team's travels and competition—airing for 7 seasons.
Today, "The Professor" has more than 2 million followers on his social media platforms (YouTube, Instagram and Facebook) with an annual reach of more than 100 million views.
*Updated October 9, 2018