Kai with his family

Kai Bates-Diop is one-of-a-kind. He survived an extraordinary life-threatening Sudden Cardiac Arrest and used that experience as a platform to educate others on the importance of immediate intervention during a cardiac arrest. Furthermore, his family started the Bates-Diop Fund to purchase, and donate, Automated External Defibrillators to areas of need in our community.

While his health scare forced him to discontinue playing basketball at a scholastic level- Kai again is finding a way to give back for the love of the game. Read the entire article here in the Pantagraph. Way to go Kai!