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Kennedy Hardman, born on New Year’s Day in 1993, is currently serving in her first season as the in-arena host for the San Antonio Stars. The Magnolia, Texas native is currently a senior at the University of Texas at San Antonio, majoring in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. The sports enthusiast one day aspires to pursue a career in sports broadcasting. Outside of the Stars, Kennedy is a member of the Lambda Gamma chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha and serves as an intern with the KENS5 Sports Department in San Antonio. She has four brothers and sisters and in her free time you can find her walking her dog, Beaux, and obsessing over Grey’s Anatomy.



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Jorge Alvarez is enjoying his first season as an in-arena host for the San Antonio Stars and looks forward to many more seasons. Following the extreme success of the San Antonio Spurs, he joined the Spurs Sports & Entertainement family at the beginning of the 2014 NBA Playoffs as a Warm-Up Host pregame in the Bud Light Courtyard at the AT&T Center. His story begins in Dallas, TX where he was born. As a child, Jorge always showed interest and craved the attention of others. His passion for the arts pursued him throughout high school, landing him several roles in their annual productions. He graduated from Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Helotes, TX in 2010 and is currently still working at getting his Bachelors in Communications. He has also ventured in the art of film and editing, acquiring multiple opportunities with local companies such as Goodwill and Taco Cabana, creating content for their online viewers. He is currently a performer at SeaWorld San Antonio, where since 2009, he’s provided guests with a unique experience playing multiple characters. Jack O’Lantern, Big Bird, and an un-named Pre-show preforming mime at Sea Lion Stadium are just a few of the characters he has played. He is also currently a Water Ski Show Announcer contracted under World Entertainment Services. The opportunities he’s been blessed with are fueled by the love and support of his family and the people around him. He is excited to be a part of a great organization and cannot wait to see what the future holds.



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Originally from Jasper, AL, Jonathan currently resides in Buda, TX with his wife and five children. This is Jonathan’s first season as the PA-announcer for the San Antonio Stars. Outside of the Stars, he serves as the voice of the Austin Toros, USA Football, Texas State Bobcat Athletics, Austin ISD Athletics and Cotton Bowl Speedway. He also serves youth in announcing efforts for the University Interscholastic League and Lads to Leaders. As a voice-over artist, his voice can be heard on both television and radio - locally and nationally.
After 15 years of full-time ministry as a pulpit minister in Alabama and Texas, Mr. Sanford made the move to central Texas and continues his ministry work through the Lads to Leaders organization – an organization designed to develop youth into future leaders in the local church and community. He received his ministerial training from Heritage Christian University in Florence, AL. For fun, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, kayaking, fishing, singing, teaching music and watching all variety of sports.