His parents named him after a type of steak (kobe) seen on a restaurant menu prior to his birth
Spent eight years of his childhood in Italy and is fluent in Italian
Has two older sisters, Sharia and Shaya
His father, Joe "Jelly Bean" Braynt, averaged 8.7 ppg in 606 career games in the NBA
Lists "Star Wars" as his all-time favorite movie.