LeBron James announced on his Instagram account on Wednesday that he has established the LeBron James Family Foundation "I Promise" Institute at the University of Akron.
James also tweeted the news:
The "I Promise" program offers Akron children a full scholarship to the University of Akron if they finish James' program. According to Micah Peters of For The Win, kids must "graduate from a high school within Akron’s public school system, achieve certain standardized test scores and fulfill a community service requirement.
LeBron James: pretty good basketball player, pretty good guy. On Thursday, LeBron and University of Akron president Scott Scarborough made a joint announcement that James' LeBron James Foundation and the University of Akron are team...
NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation's second annual "I Promise Family Reunion."
LeBron James plans to fund kids through college via his LeBron James Family Foundation. The post LeBron James to Provide Full Scholarships for Akron Youth appeared first on SLAMonline.
LeBron James never went to Akron University. He did, however, grow up in the Ohio city. And over the summer, his foundation promised to send 200 local kids to the school on a full ride. So, it’s only right that the Zips honored LBJ ...