The 5'11" guard attended high school at Saint Joseph Academy in Cleveland, Ohio. After one year at the University of Central Florida he transferred to Xavier University in Cincinnati, finishing his career as the Musketeer's 12th highest scorer. He scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed eight steels in an upset over 4th ranked Louisville in November 1988.
Kimbrough graduated with a degree in social work. He played for the NBA's Detroit Pistons in 1989-90 and appeared in three games with the Sacramento Kings in 1992. He currently operates a basketball camp in Cincinnati and volunteers as a tutor.