Who Is Kevin Owens?

Kevin Owens also known as “O Dawg” is the big man with a big heart. Mr. Owens is a 6’10″ agile big man with a soft touch around the rim. His abilities took him far but his love for the game took him further. 

The Climb To The Top

Who is Kevin Owens? They call him O Dawg, and he was determined from the early years.

Early Years

Kevin Owens was a stand out center for Camden Catholic Catholic High School in New Jersey. He averaged 16 points, and 10 rebounds at the school. He played 3 years and led his team to a 23-3 record, as well as an appearance in the South Jersey Finals his senior year. Kevin also made a pair of all-star games that same year. They were the Al Carino All-Star game and the Jersey All-Star Games.

Kevin Owens: College

His abilities to move around the basket gained attention from multiple colleges and he decided to sign with Monmouth University.  He made an immediate impact averaging 9 points and 5 rebounds a game during conference play. Throughout his career, Kevin worked to overcome injuries. Mr. Owens hard work ultimately paid off allowing him to rank amongst the best in rebounds and blocked shots in Monmouth history. 

Kevin Owens: Growth & Achievement

O Dawg’s laid-back demeanor often lulled opponents to sleep. Kevin controlled the boards and swatted unsuspecting victims at the rim. He finished his career at Monmouth with an NCAA berth. He was an All NEC Second Team honors, Defensive POY honors, and averaged 9.5 points, and pulled down 6 rebounds a game. Of course, Mr. Owens didn’t stop there.

Mr. Owens would find himself in the NBA G League playing for the Roanoke Dazzle where he averaged 6 points, and 5 rebounds over three seasons. Kevin was also selected to play for the Anaheim Arsenal. He then played in Australia for Cairns Taipan where he averaged 12 points, and 8 rebounds before heading to Estonia averaging 6 points, and 8 rebounds for Kalev/Cramo. His career was a successful one and he’s accomplished much through his physical adversities.


Mr. Owens stands at 6’10” but his heart is still the largest part of his body. His urge to share his experiences to help other is admirable.

Kevin Owens made his way through the basketball world and back. His ups and downs have paved the way for his teachings. Coach Owens has trained the youth and also runs a podcast informing the public about the overseas life as a Basketball player.

Overseas Famous is a great podcast giving the spotlight to professional players. They are from all walks of life that have one thing in common. These professionals survived and thrived in the basketball world overseas and at home.  Check out the shop or listen to their podcast. Overseas Famous Podcast

The Future Is Bright

Kevin Owens is a former pro athlete, but it doesnt speak to the many dimensions of his life.

We know Kevin will continue to be successful in life. What he’s started with his podcast will grow and continue to be a great platform. Its suitable for all athletes in the sports community. Very few people understand what that Euro life is like for basketball players.

But Kevin’s show gives a little glimpse behind the curtains. The sky’s the limit when you decide to go hard for what you want, and O Dawg has always gone hard. See more about his journey on our player profile page and wish this Hometown Athlete well.