LeBron James' Sneakers Cover the Walls of His I Promise School
LeBron James' Sneakers Cover the Walls of His I Promise School
04 August, 2018, 22:58
Along with an opportunity at a proper education, students will also be treated to a special display when they first walk in that honors the school's founder in a very fitting way.
Admitted students were randomly selected from a pool of public school children with lower test scores. The NBA icon has highlighted some awesome perks students attending his new I Promise school will receive. The school will also provide services to families, like job placement help and an on-site food bank, according toSBNation.
"I want people to know that these kids still have the same opportunities as everyone else, and that's what's important", James said. Then for it all to come to fruition at this point, I think the timing is everything, James pointed out.
Though he said the move to LA from his hometown state of OH is "bittersweet" because he just opened a school in Akron, James called becoming a Laker "a dream come true".
James went on to talk a bit about the school's mission, and he praised Akron in doing so. I always felt like that was one of the historic franchises.
When James announced on July 1 that he was leaving the Cavs, Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert, who famously ripped him when he left the first time, said the franchise would retire "the famous #23 Cavs jersey one day down the line".
Although James is leaving after his second stint with the Cavaliers, Carrie believes his work in OH remains. "Like half the battle is the kids just having someone that they are like, 'Oh, this guy believes in us"'. Because I know exactly what these 240 kids are going through.
Now a 33-year-old man, with two sons and a daughter, James has more pantries, and more refrigerators, than he'd ever dreamed of as the child of a single teen mom living the "everyday struggle" in Akron, Ohio.
LeBron James is inspiring more than just kids with his school in Akron. Next year, second and fifth graders will be added, and in 2022, the I Promise School will function as both an elementary and middle school, serving first through eighth graders.
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The school, which is a joint effort of the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools, will benefit at-risk children. Trump and James have also clashed over the National Football League anthem protests over perceived racial injustice in the US.
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