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Dwyane Wade Joined The Board Of UC Davis' Wine Education Program To Open Doors For Minority Winemakers

Dwyane Wade is working to diversify the wine industry. The former basketball athlete is accomplishing this as the founder of his own wine brand, Wade Cellars, established in 2014, and as a University of California (UC Davis), Davis board member. According to a news release, Wade joined the school’s Executive Leadership Board for the Department of Viticulture and Enology in 2021. At the time of appointment, David Block , a professor and chair of the viticulture and enology department, shared in a statement: “All of our new board leaders have really unique skills to help the department achieve our strategic goals. They bring excellent communication skills, a passion for diversifying the industry and making sure students receive a great education and fulfilling career, and a passion for wine. Past and current members will help us to reach even a higher level of teaching, research and continuing education for the industry.” Wade’s participation was to serve as a doorway for expanding...

Mar 20, 2024

Meta Turns Snoop Dogg, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul, And More Into Robots

It is now possible to chat with Snoop Dogg, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul whenever you want — or at least sort of.

Sep 29, 2023

Dwyane Wade Joins The Chicago Sky Ownership Group — 'It’s An Incredible Feeling Being On This Side Of History'

Dwyane Wade is turning his attention toward the WNBA, joining the Chicago Sky ownership group, ESPN reports.

Jul 14, 2023

Dwyane Wade Clarifies Wife Gabrielle Union Saying They Go 50/50 In Their Household

Dwyane Wade has taken a moment to clear the air regarding his family’s household.

Jun 15, 2023

Gabrielle Union Reveals The Financial Structure Of Her And Dwyane Wade's Household — 'We Split Everything 50/50'

Over nearly three decades, Gabrielle Union has built herself into a household name in Hollywood. Throughout her career, the veteran actress has always been transparent about her come-up, which came with its shortcomings.

May 16, 2023

Miami-Based Startup Kiddie Kredit Raises $1.4M With Support From Dwyane Wade And Baron Davis

Evan Leaphart is keeping the financial future of the next generation in mind.

Apr 25, 2023

Utah Jazz's Value Reaches $2.25B Just 2 Years After Dwyane Wade Purchased A Minority Stake In The Team

Has having Dwyane Wade as an investor been a great benefit to the Utah Jazz?

Apr 17, 2023

Shaquille O'Neal, Dwyane Wade, And More Invest In Tiger Woods' TMRW Sports

The investor roster behind Tiger Woods’ sports entertainment venture has become packed with even more star power.

Mar 22, 2023

This CEO Dropped Out Of Rutgers University To Pursue Fashion — Now, His Brand Brings In $27K A Month

Graduating high school is a milestone. For many, the next step is pursuing a college degree. If that’s the route one decides to take, a myriad of options make the decisions that ensure the future you desire is secured. From choosing the right school to finding the major that fits – it can be an overwhelming task, especially if you add in the extra pressure of tuition costs. And for some, all of the above decisions seem to come together, but once they arrive, it becomes clear that a traditional college path may not be the best journey for success. Justis Pitt-Goodson came to this realization and has not looked back since, bringing in $27,000 per month from his clothing brand. via GIPHY  

Nov 14, 2022

Three-Year-Old Kaavia James May Be A 'Shady Baby' But Her Budding Empires Suggest She's A Boss Baby First

Kaavia James is showing the world a thing or two about running a business as a baby boss. As AfroTech previously told you, Kaavia has quite the resume for a three-year-old. And yes, her parents happen to be Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade, but Kaavia is proving she shines on her own, too! It didn’t take long for the world to catch up as Kaavia already garnered nearly two million followers on her Instagram. She’s stealing hearts just by being herself through her spontaneous dance breakouts, sometimes being a little shady, and of course, her growing empire.

Sep 23, 2022

Dwyane Wade Returns To His Alma Mater To Receive Honorary Doctorate — '23 Years Ago Marquette Chose Me'

After leading the Marquette Golden Eagles to the Final Four nearly two decades ago, former NBA superstar Dwyane Wade has returned to the Wisconsin university with a new achievement under his belt. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Wade presented the commencement speech to the graduating class of 2022 in addition to receiving an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from his alma mater.

May 23, 2022

I Am Unstoppable: How Dwyane Wade, Pepsi, And Instagram Are Joining The NFT Train

Big Sean asked the question – “Why would I stop?” The song was more than just a popular single from his chart-topping album, “Detroit 2.” It was a mantra – the backdrop to IG captions, TikTok videos, and motivational stories for many. Apparently, the song’s impact was more prominent than human influence because non-fungible tokens (NFTs) took the same perspective. It’s a brand-new week, and AfroTech is back with fresh additions to the unstoppable NFT community.

May 14, 2022

Gabrielle Union & Dwyane Wade Launch Proudly For Affordable Baby Care For Melanated Babies

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s baby care line is officially available for parents to get their hands on. In June 2021, AfroTech previously reported that the power couple had announced Proudly — a first-of-its-kind skin care brand for melanated babies — which was co-designed by dermatologist Dr. Naana Boakye. The brand has now launched for parents with children of color to have access to affordable baby care products, according to WWD. “These products are meant to fill a gap for parents of color, like ourselves, by offering them intentionally developed formulas that put our children’s needs at the core,” Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade said in a statement, according to WWD. “Our hope is that for the first time ever, parents of children of color don’t need to spend money on products that aren’t effective or worry about what might irritate their children’s skin. We’ve done the work so they don’t have to.”

Apr 14, 2022

Three-Year-Old Kaavia James Launches Kids' Clothing Line Alongside Gabrielle Union And Dwyane Wade

It’s a family affair! Kaavia James Union-Wade is following in her parent’s entrepreneurial footsteps at just three-years-old. She joins her parents, NBA star and business boss Dwyane Wade , a nd actress and best-selling author Gabrielle Union-Wade to launch a spring 2022 collection for Janie and Jack. According to a press release, the Kaavia James Union-Wade x Janie and Jack collection was designed by the inseparable trio and will encapsulate how Kaavia imagines the world through the lens of optimism and fun. “We are such fans of Janie and Jack and are thrilled to be partnering with them on this collection,” said Gabrielle and Dwyane, according to a press release. “The colors and patterns perfectly encapsulate the personality of our ‘Shady Baby’ Kaavia James and we cannot wait to share it with the world!”

Feb 3, 2022