- NAME: Kenny Washington
- OCCUPATION: Football Player
- BIRTH DATE: August 31, 1918
- DEATH DATE: June 24, 1971
- Did You Know?: Kenny Washington played football and baseball with Jackie Robinson at UCLA.
- Did You Know?: Kenny Washington was one of two black athletes to reintegrate the NFL in 1946.
- EDUCATION: University of California, Los Angeles
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles, California
- PLACE OF DEATH: Los Angeles, California
- Full Name: Kenneth S. Washington
- AKA: Kenneth Washington
- AKA: Kenny Washington
- Nickname: Kingfish
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One of the first African-American college football stars, Kenny Washington was one of two black athletes to reintegrate the NFL in 1946.
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Washington retired from the NFL following the 1948 season. His No. 13 jersey was retired by UCLA in 1956, and that same year Washington was inducted into the College Hall of Fame.
Washington died of heart and lung problems in Los Angeles in 1971 at the age of 52.
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