I take from my grandfather… responsibility, hard work and persistence.”
Elliot Perry is a native Memphian and graduate of Treadwell High School and the University of Memphis. He played for a decade in the NBA, ending his career in the 2001-02 season with his hometown Memphis Grizzlies — where he went on to become an ownership partner. Mr. Perry helped to found the Memphis Grizzlies Foundation, which provides mentorship opportunities for Memphis youth. He is also an avid collector of contemporary African-American artwork.