|About Kendra Randle|
|Known As||Kendra Shaw|
|Birth||July 6, 1993 Kentucky|
|Spouse||Julius Randle (2017-present)|
|Children||Kyden Randle (born December 23, 2016), Jayce Carter Randle (born October 8, 2021)|
|Siblings||Jenna Rae Swain, Mikayla Rae Wilson, Harlee Shaw, Emilee Shaw|
|Parents||Shannon Jones (Mother), Kenny Ray Shaw Jr. (Father)|
|Alumni||University of Kentucky|
Julius Randle is leading the New York Knicks to victory only a few weeks after his son was crying over the team’s loss to the Indiana Pacers in October. His family has been a constant presence during his NBA career and draws a fair amount of attention. Especially Julius Randle’s wife, Kendra Randle. She has become a popular sensation on Instagram for balancing parenthood with the busy NBA WAG life and her own business while serving style! We delve more into her background in this Kendra Randle wiki.
Kendra Randle’s Family
Kendra Jae Randle (nee Shaw) was born on July 6, 1993, and hails from Kentucky. She is the daughter of Shannon Jones and Kenny Ray Shaw Jr.
She initially grew up in Williamsburg. However, she later moved to Lexington when her mother got a promotion at her job.
Kenny Ray Shaw Jr. passed away in September 2022. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Wilson Shaw; his five children, Kendra Randle, Jenna Rae Swain, Mikayla Rae Wilson, Harlee Shaw, and Emilee Shaw; and their respective partners and children.
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Kendra Randle’s Education and Career
Kendra Randle attended Boston Elementary School in Williamsburg before she moved to Lexington, where she played basketball at Lexington Catholic High School. She worked at a Victoria’s Secret store when she was 16.
She went on to study fashion and merchandising at the University of Kentucky from 2011 to 2014 and competed in the Bluegrass Teen pageant. She is a self-proclaimed tomboy with a lifelong interest in fashion which she pursued after college.
When she and Julius Randle settled in Los Angeles, she interned with Michael Costello, the designer and Project Runway star. She called the opportunity a “dream.”
However, Kendra Randle put the dream on hold to focus on motherhood and traveling to support her NBA pro husband. After some time, she decided to return to fashion as a career on a big scale, launching her Kalore clothing line in October 2020.
Kendra Randle and Julius Randle’s Relationship and Kids
Kendra was at her 20th birthday party when a friend arrived with a tall stranger at the party. He was Kentucky Wildcats basketball star Julius Randle.
His polite manners, unusual for a college jock, impressed Kendra. Before the party ended, Julius asked Kendra out to dinner.
They communicated through phone calls for a while. A year after their first meeting, they were exclusively dating.
When the Los Angeles Lakers selected Randle in the 2014 NBA draft, Kendra moved to California with him. Shortly after the couple discovered they were expecting their first child together, Julius Randle proposed to Kendra in 2015 in Greece.
Their son, Kyden Randle, was born on December 23, 2016. At seven months, and in his decorated wagon, Kyden was the scene-stealer at Kendra and Julius’ wedding on August 3, 2017.
Their second son, Jayce Carter Randle, was born on October 8, 2021. Shortly after Jayce’s first birthday, his big brother Kyden had a viral moment when he got emotional with other Knicks fans after his dad’s team lost a game.