Fred Vinson

Professional Sports
Native of Murfreesboro, NC

Distinguished Alumnus

Graduate of Northhampton County High School East
Chowan Basketball Career: Most Outstanding Male Athlete, Region X Player of the Year, First Team All-Region X All-Conference, Carolina JUCO Conference Player of the Year, All Tournament Region X, and Most Valuable Player at Chowan
Player at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, GA. As a gaurd, MVP for 1993-94 season;
Team's third leading scorer
Played for two NBA teams: Atlanta Hawks and Seattle Supersonics; finished professional playing career overseas
Assistant Coach/Director of Player Programs for Los Angeles Clippers
2010 - present - Assistant Coach with the New Orleans Hornets (now New Orleans Pelicans)
Married to Muthithar Vinson; three children


  • Graduated from Chowan College in 1991