Background & Biography
Pres' father passed away around four years before the events of NBA 2K17's MyCAREER story, when Pres was fourteen. He is mentioned at several points during the story, often by Pres' mother, but also occasionally by the commentators during gameplay. It's implied that he was very passionate about his son's basketball career, and would be extremely proud of him making it to the NBA.
As revealed in a cutscene in which Pres listens to a voice message from his mother, Dad's birthday was April 12th, the final day of the 2017 regular season.
During the course of the story, it's revealed that Dad's favourite saying was "And then what?", a motto that encourages moving on to the next goal. It's also revealed that he had a close friendship with Coach Falls, introducing him to his son when Pres was very young.