• KEN KEMPER

    Ken came to Grace from one of the largest schools in Washington state.  He was an honorable mention all-conference player in high school.A fearless competitor, Ken played with Hall of Fame brother Keith, in his first two tyears at Grace and had a combined record of 30-13.  In his freshman year, GBC Beat Grand Rapids Baptist (now Cornerstone) for the first time in 14 years.  He would defeat GR Baptist twice his sophomre year as he averaged 20 ppg.  In 1981, the team won the conference title for the first time in school history.  Ken was voted MVP of the team his senior year.  At that time, he was ranked #5 on the all-time scoring list at Grace and a career average of 18.9ppg.     

    Ken currently ranks 7th all-time in scoring with 1,419 points, 8th all-time in free throws made with 243, 9th all-time in field goals made with 552.  Ken played under GBC Hall Of Fame Coach Scott Walstra.     

    Upon graduation from GBC, Ken served with his wife Kathy for 18 years on the mission field of Africa.  The couple have three children, all of whom have or are attending Grace.  In 2003, Ken accepted the call from the Board of Directors at Grace Bible College to become the 5th President in school history.