Basketball player aims to bridge gap between hearing and deaf worlds

Former University of New Orleans lockdown defender and business management graduate Kentrell Martin wrote books (with accompanying DVDs) about Shelly, an “energetic, inquisitive, creative little African-American girl that is a child of a deaf adult,” he said. “Her first language is American Sign Language because her father is deaf. Shelly’s goal is to teach the world and those around her American Sign Language (ASL) so they can communicate with the deaf.”

Read more about the books at the link below.