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ABOUT KEVIN

Kevin was born & raised in Memphis to Bill & Shirley Key. He graduated from Bishop Byrne High School and earned a B. A. degree in Psychology from Memphis State University. He spent much of his youth around juvenile corrections, as his father Bill Key, was the Director of the first integrated juvenile delinquency program in Tennessee - Tall Trees Youth Guidance School. Spending most of the summers at the facility interacting with kids and watching his father's directorship , it instilled in Kevin the importance of hard work, fairness, integrity, and leadership.

He has been married to high school "sweet heart" Kim since 1980. They have 4 children and are members of Collierville First Baptist Church.

Kevin coached youth football, basketball, & track and was past president of The Collierville Shelby Youth Sports program. He was active with Collierville HighSchool's athletic programs for more than15 years and served as president of the Track & Field Booster Club. He maintained the school's athletic websites and assisted the players and parents with college recruiting.

Before winning the election in 2010, he enjoyed officiating youth basketball and was an administrator with the Metro Officials Association. Some current hobbies includ, volunteering with elderly and the blind, assisting youth athletic teams, playing golf, speaking in the local schools, reading, and watching all kinds of sports, especially The University of Memphis athletic teams. He is the son of the former (4 term) Criminal Court Clerk, Bill Key.

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2008 ARTICLE IN THE SHELBY COUNTY GOVERNMENT "COUNTY LINES" NEWSLETTER>>>>>>
ON ST. PATRICK'S DAY, METRO OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION ADMINISTRATORS PAT SANFORD (LEFT) & KEVIN KEY (RIGHT) PRESENTED DR. MARY McDONALD, SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MEMPHIS, A $3,420 DONATION FOR THE 2009/10 BASKETBALL SEASON. THE MOA HAS GIVEN OVER $10,000 TO THE JUBILEE SCHOOLS IN THE LAST 3 YEARS.

KEVIN AND KIM
ALLY, ANDY, MOLLY, KATY

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