As of 2013, Travis Grant's record as the all-time high scorer in NCAA men's college basketball remains undefeated. Grant, who played for Kentucky State University, scored a total of 4,045 points during his college career. Kentucky State won three NCAA titles while Grant was a student-athlete, and he also won a variety of individual awards.

After a brief professional basketball career, Grant became a public school educator and administrator in Atlanta. In a 2008 interview with, the record-holding former basketball player noted how rewarding he found his education career, essentially dismissing the idea that he should be bothered by his relative anonymity.