Groovy Grant

Born Grant Sheffield Hopkins with an early passion for music and spiritual motivation. He is a product of Sumner High School, Kansas City, Kansas and grew up in Rosedale, Kansas.

“Groovy Grant,” his on-air radio personality, studied music saxophone and string bass for six months at University of Missouri-Kansas City and took advantage of an opportunity in the KPRS School of Broadcasting in 1972 with a grant made possible by Sam Cornelius of Human Resources of Kansas City.