Former Clemson football player Derion Kendrick has been charged with gun and drug violations in his hometown of Rock Hill, according to officials and police records. 3/12/21
Derion Rayshawn Kendrick, 20, was arrested Friday morning and charged with unlawful carrying of a handgun, said Lt. Michael Chavis of the Rock Hill Police Department.
Rock Hill patrol officers were on May Court around 3 a.m. Friday when Kendrick was found in a car, Chavis said. Kendrick was asleep with a gun in his lap, court records show.
Kendrick was issued a citation for simple possession of marijuana after a small amount of the drug was found and seized, Chavis said.Clemson cornerback and former five-star recruit Derion Kendrick is no longer apart of the program, according to Clemson247's Anna Hickey. The Clemson Insider reports head coach Dabo Swinney dismissed Kendrick from the program. The cornerback missed a few games due to disciplinary reasons in 2020, and Hickey reports those disciplinary issues continued so far in 2021.