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Jalen Rose Recalls The Struggle Before Building His Estimated $50M Fortune — 'My Mother Lights Got Cut Off…I Need To Do Something'

The year 1994 was a good year in pop culture. Films like “The Lion King” premiered, the television show “Living Single” was in season two, the original PlayStation launched, and Notorious B.I.G. had the radio waves slammed with his hit single, “Juicy.” Needless to say, there was no void in cultural moments. The world of sports was no different. Emmitt Smith helped lead the Dallas Cowboys to a Super Bowl Championship, Hakeem Olajuwon and the Houston Rockets won the NBA Finals, and a young shooting guard from Michigan named Jalen Rose entered the National Basketball League (NBA). Rose is a Detroit, MI, native and former star of the University of Michigan’s basketball team and a part of a sports super group known as the “Fab Five.” The quintet consisted of Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, Ray Jackson, Jimmy King, and Jalen Rose. Known for their baggy shorts, black socks, and black shoes, they were a part of the first team in NCAA history to make it to the Final Four with a starting lineup...

Oct 17, 2022