Former University of Kentucky Wildcat and All-American basketball player Jamal Mashburn will be on hand for the grand opening of the Dunkin' Donuts in Kennedy Bookstore at 9 a.m. Monday.
Mashburn, who is one of the franchise co-owners, will host an celebratory coffee toast with other former UK players and business partners Walter McCarty, Tony Delk and Ron Mercer.
The location, which opened Aug. 10 at 405 S. Limestone is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. serving the complete menu of pastries and drinks. UKPlus account cards will be accepted.
"We are excited to be opening our first Dunkin' Donuts location right at the doorstep of the University of Kentucky campus. "Our goal is to provide great service and quality products to UK students," Mashburn said in a news release.
His company, Fast Break Doughnuts, operates four Dunkin' Donuts in the Central Kentucky area — one in Somerset and three in Lexington.
Fast Break also has a Dunkin' Donuts kiosk in Rupp Arena during basketball games and other events.